Dominic Parviz Brookshaw is Associate Professor of Persian Literature at the University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow in Persian at Wadham College, Oxford. From 2011-2013, he was Assistant Professor of Persian and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Dominic currently serves on the Editorial Board of Middle Eastern Literatures and, for a decade (2004-2014), he was Assistant Editor for Iranian Studies. He is a former member of both the Board of the International Society for Iranian Studies, and the Governing Council of the British Institute of Persian Studies. His latest book, Hafiz and His Contemporaries: Poetry, Performance, and Patronage in Fourteenth-century Iran (I B Tauris/Bloomsbury, 2019) was awarded the Saidi-Sirjani Book Award by the Association of Iranian Studies in July 2020.