Nahid Mozaffari is currently editing The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Persian Literature, which will be published in 2004. She is involved in a number of other projects to promote the translation and publication of Middle Eastern literature for the general public. She has taught Middle Eastern history at the New School in New York, and at Cabot University in Rome, Italy. She received her Ph.D. in history and Middle Eastern studies from Harvard University. Her research on intellectuals in the Iranian Constitutional Revolution is being revised for publication.