Dr. Armaghan Ziaee is a full-time lecturer in Women's and Gender Studies at the University of North Texas. She received her Ph.D. in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism, and MA in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati. Her interdisciplinary scholarly work centers on the transnational and decolonial studies, intersectional methods and pedagogy, history of gender and architecture, and Middle Eastern studies. Prior to joining UNT, she was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati.
Prof. Ziaee has taught introductory, upper-division, and graduate-level courses including introduction to WGSS, the senior capstone seminar, transnational and intersectional feminist theory, and women and global issues. She supports and enhances diverse student population and she was awarded a medal of honor by the Office of Ethnic Programs and Services (2019) and Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award (2020) from the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Ziaee is an active member of several academic associations, including the National Women's Studies Association through the NWSA Women of Color Leadership Project, and has been awarded fellowships and grants by National Women's Studies Association, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-GAHTC, and the Harry S. Truman Library Institute.
Dr. Ziaee serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of International Women's Studies, and she is the reviews editor for the journal of Design and Culture. Her recent publications include "On Contradictions: The Architecture of Women's Resistance and Emancipation in early 20th Century Iran" (2019/20) as part of On Margins: Feminist Architectural Historians of Migration in ABE Journal, and "To Manifest" (2018) a collective piece by Feminist Art and Architecture Collaborative published in Harvard Design Magazine.