Negar Mottahedeh

Public Speaker in New York

Negar Mottahedeh

Public Speaker in New York

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I am a professor in the Program in Literature at Duke University. A cultural critic. A media theorist. And a social strategist. I live online.

As a social media coach and "Digital Detective"I help visionaries like you sleuth out and drop the needle on where digital tribes log on and call their home. Try me!

Author of four award winning books:

Displaced Allegories: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema

Representing the Unpresentable: Historical Images of National Reform from the Qajars to the Islamic Republic of Iran

My most recent book: #Iranelection:Hashtag solidarity and the transformation of online life

Also check out my WIRED Backchannel story that opens a window into Iranian hacker culture.

I have an edited volume as well: `Abdu'l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity

  • Work
    • Duke University
  • Education
    • PhD. University of Minnesota