- Evren Savci who was offered a job at Yale University's Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program (WGSS) and will move to the East Coast this summer. Prof. Savci is a tremendous scholar and teacher and will be greatly missed at SF State!! We wish her much success on this exciting new step of her academic career! Tebrikler!!!
- Lucia Volk, who is the recipient of the Middle East Studies Association's 2017 Undergraduate Teaching Award, presented at the 2017 MESA Conference in Washington, DC.
- Persis Karim for her successful first year at the helm of the new Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at SF State, that included a broad array of cultural programming, as well as the planning for next year's exciting conference Forty Years and More: Iranian Diaspora. Stay tuned for updates!