Mohammad Gharipour

Mohammad Gharipour is Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. He obtained his Master’s in Architecture from the University of Tehran and a Ph.D. in Architecture and Landscape History from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has received several awards such as the Hamad Bin Khalifa Fellowship in Islamic Art, the Spiro Kostof Fellowship Award from the Society of Architectural Historians and the National Endowment in Humanities Faculty Award. His books include Persian Gardens and Pavilions: Reflections in Poetry, Arts and History and Bazaar in the Islamic City and Calligraphy and Architecture in the Muslim World (co-edited with Irvin Schick). He is the director and founding editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.