Sussan Babaie

Sussan Babaie is currently teaching at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where her research focuses on imperialism and artistic patronage in Persianate West, Central and South Asia where high culture derived from the literary corpus of the Persian language. She has previously taught in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan, Smith College, and New York University. Sussan is co-author of Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran (2004) and Persian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1989).