Pamela Karimi

United States, Dartmouth

Pamela Karimi specializes in the study of modern and contemporary art, architecture, and visual culture of the Middle East. She received her PhD from MIT and is now a Professor of history of art and architecture at the University of Massachusetts Darthmouth. Her publications include Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era (2013), The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in the Middle East: From Napoleon to ISIS (co-editor, 2016), Alternative Iran: Contemporary Art and Critical Spatial Practice (2022), and Women, Art, Freedom: Artists and Street Politics in Iran (forthcoming in 2024). Karimi is currently working on a book manuscript that explores the intersection of design and environmental challenges in the Middle East.


MA 02747 Dartmouth
United States