School of Global and International Studies

Central Eurasian Studies

Graduate Students

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Piper O'Sullivan

Emailpeosulli@indiana.edu
AdvisorNazif Shahrani

Education History
PhD Candidate in Central Eurasian Studies (Iranian Studies Major), Indiana University
PhD Minor in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University
MA in Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University (2012)
BA in Central Asian Studies, Mount Holyoke College (2008)

Employment: 
2015-16 Graduate Assistant, Center for the Study of Global Change
2014-15 Graduate Assistant, Center on American and Global Security

Honors and Awards
2016-17 College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Research Fellowship
2013-14 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Advanced Persian
2013 Critical Language Scholarship, Persian
2012-13 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Intermediate Persian
2012 Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Beginning Persian
2011-12 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Advanced Pashto
2011 Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Intermediate Pashto
2010-11 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Beginning Pashto

Languages
Pashto 
Persian 
Russian (reading) 
French (reading)

Publications 
Pride and Propaganda: Analysis of Modern Pashto Poetry in Translation, mid-20th century to present. (2012) Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global (1036586155). 

Research Interests: Afghan literature and print media, Pashto poetry, Islam and politics, Iranian history and visual culture


Department of Central Eurasian Studies
Global and International Studies Building 3024
East Building, 3rd Floor
355 North Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1105

Phone: (812) 855-2233
Fax: (812) 855-7500