The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies supports generative work that fosters innovative connections between Iran and the rest of the world.

Iran Social Survey

Capturing citizen behavior and attitudes towards elections.

Iranian Diaspora
Examining the political behavior of the Iranian diaspora.

Library Collections and Digitization Projects

The Center advances projects that expand Princeton’s globally renowned collection of primary resources.

Badakhshan Manuscript Digitization Project
Transforming rare texts into accessible digital resources.
Schaaf Sasanian Coin Collection

Highlighting the political dominance of the Sasanian rulers.

Funding Initiatives

New and expanded funding programs promote vital academic inquiry by scholars on campus and beyond.