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historian , researcher , Education educator

Guity Nashat, Iraqi historian, education educator, researcher. Grantee Ford Foundation Grant, University Chicago, 1968-1969, Science Society Research Council summer grant, 1978, Science Society Research Council grant, 1976-1977; Ford Foundation fellowship, Columbia School of Journalism, 1958-1959. Member of Mont Pelerin Society, Qajar Studies Association, Iranian Studies (executive board member 1986-1989), Middle Eastern Studies Association.

Background

Nashat, Guity was born on July 28, 1937 in Bagdad, Iraq. Arrived in the United States, 1956. Daughter of Muhammad Sadegh Nashat-Mirdamad and Qamar Afshar.

Education

Bachelor, Barnard College, New York City, 1958. Master of Science journalism, Columbia University, New York City, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy history, University Chicago, Chicago, 1974.

Career

Visiting assistant professor Loyola University, Chicago, 1974—1975. Assistant professor University Illinois, 1975—1983, associate professor, 1983—2005, professor, 2005—2008, professor emeritus, since 2008. Research fellow Hoover Institute, Stanford University, since 1995.

Works

Membership

Member of Mont Pelerin Society, Qajar Studies Association, Iranian Studies (executive board member 1986-1989), Middle Eastern Studies Association.

Connections

Married Gary S. Becker, October 31, 1979. Children: Michael, Cryus Claffeystepchildren: Judy, Catherine.

father:
Muhammad Sadegh Nashat-Mirdamad

mother:
Qamar Afshar

spouse:
Gary S. Becker

children:
Michael Nashat

Cryus Claffeystepchildren: Judy Nashat

Catherine Nashat