Delbar Khakzad

Sessional Instructor

Regional Research Area

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, 2022.
Ph.D. in the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, 2021.
Master of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto, 2013.

About

Teaching and Supervision

Course Instructor, University of British Columbia

Islamic World History – Winter 2022

Course Instructor, University of Toronto

Religion and Science – Summer 2020

Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto

Religion and Nature – Fall 2021

Introduction to the Study of Religion – Winter 2021

Religion and The City – Winter 2018

Religion and Film – Winter 2018

Sociology of Religion – Fall 2015/Winter 2016

Introduction to Islam – Winter 2015

Religion, Ethics, and Environment – Fall 2014

Major Religious Traditions, East and West & World Religious: A Comparative Study – Fall 2013/Winter 2014


Research

Research

“Iranian Calendric Modernity” (Ph.D. dissertation 2021)

Research Interests

Theory and Methods in the Study of Middle Eastern History

Theory and Methods in the Study of Religion

Anthropology of Islam

Iranian Studies

Time and Temporality

History of Science

Nationalism

Modernity

Secularism

Colonialism

Publications

Articles

2020 “Establishing Compassionate Grounds in Public Service: Improving the Mental Health and Reducing the Pain of Immigrants in Facing the Loss of Loved Ones.” Government of Canada GCcollab: National Student Competition (March 2020): 1-6. https://gccollab.ca/file/view/4005891. Reviews

2020 Review of The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations In Science, Islam, and the Uncanny, by Alireza Doostdar. Religious Studies Review 46.2 (June 2020): 242-246.

Awards

2022-2024 SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships – McGill University

2020-2021 Graduate Research Fellowship in the Department of Historical Studies – University of Toronto Mississauga

2019-2020 Doctoral Completion Award, University of Toronto

2018 Semi-Finalist, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada National Student Paper Competition

2017-2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2016-2017 Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (SSHRC)

2015 The International Institute of Islamic Thought Doctoral Summer Research Grant

2014-2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (SSHRC) – University of Toronto

2012-2013 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Scholarship (SSHRC) – University of Toronto


Delbar Khakzad

Sessional Instructor

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, 2022.
Ph.D. in the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, 2021.
Master of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto, 2013.

Teaching and Supervision

Course Instructor, University of British Columbia

Islamic World History - Winter 2022

Course Instructor, University of Toronto

Religion and Science - Summer 2020

Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto

Religion and Nature - Fall 2021

Introduction to the Study of Religion - Winter 2021

Religion and The City - Winter 2018

Religion and Film - Winter 2018

Sociology of Religion - Fall 2015/Winter 2016

Introduction to Islam - Winter 2015

Religion, Ethics, and Environment - Fall 2014

Major Religious Traditions, East and West & World Religious: A Comparative Study - Fall 2013/Winter 2014

Research

"Iranian Calendric Modernity" (Ph.D. dissertation 2021)

Research Interests

Theory and Methods in the Study of Middle Eastern History

Theory and Methods in the Study of Religion

Anthropology of Islam

Iranian Studies

Time and Temporality

History of Science

Nationalism

Modernity

Secularism

Colonialism

Publications

Articles

2020 “Establishing Compassionate Grounds in Public Service: Improving the Mental Health and Reducing the Pain of Immigrants in Facing the Loss of Loved Ones.” Government of Canada GCcollab: National Student Competition (March 2020): 1-6. https://gccollab.ca/file/view/4005891. Reviews

2020 Review of The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations In Science, Islam, and the Uncanny, by Alireza Doostdar. Religious Studies Review 46.2 (June 2020): 242-246.

Awards

2022-2024 SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships - McGill University

2020-2021 Graduate Research Fellowship in the Department of Historical Studies - University of Toronto Mississauga

2019-2020 Doctoral Completion Award, University of Toronto

2018 Semi-Finalist, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada National Student Paper Competition

2017-2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2016-2017 Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (SSHRC)

2015 The International Institute of Islamic Thought Doctoral Summer Research Grant

2014-2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (SSHRC) - University of Toronto

2012-2013 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Scholarship (SSHRC) - University of Toronto

Delbar Khakzad

Sessional Instructor

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, 2022.
Ph.D. in the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, 2021.
Master of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto, 2013.

Teaching and Supervision

Course Instructor, University of British Columbia

Islamic World History - Winter 2022

Course Instructor, University of Toronto

Religion and Science - Summer 2020

Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto

Religion and Nature - Fall 2021

Introduction to the Study of Religion - Winter 2021

Religion and The City - Winter 2018

Religion and Film - Winter 2018

Sociology of Religion - Fall 2015/Winter 2016

Introduction to Islam - Winter 2015

Religion, Ethics, and Environment - Fall 2014

Major Religious Traditions, East and West & World Religious: A Comparative Study - Fall 2013/Winter 2014

Research

"Iranian Calendric Modernity" (Ph.D. dissertation 2021)

Research Interests

Theory and Methods in the Study of Middle Eastern History

Theory and Methods in the Study of Religion

Anthropology of Islam

Iranian Studies

Time and Temporality

History of Science

Nationalism

Modernity

Secularism

Colonialism

Publications

Articles

2020 “Establishing Compassionate Grounds in Public Service: Improving the Mental Health and Reducing the Pain of Immigrants in Facing the Loss of Loved Ones.” Government of Canada GCcollab: National Student Competition (March 2020): 1-6. https://gccollab.ca/file/view/4005891. Reviews

2020 Review of The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations In Science, Islam, and the Uncanny, by Alireza Doostdar. Religious Studies Review 46.2 (June 2020): 242-246.

Awards

2022-2024 SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships - McGill University

2020-2021 Graduate Research Fellowship in the Department of Historical Studies - University of Toronto Mississauga

2019-2020 Doctoral Completion Award, University of Toronto

2018 Semi-Finalist, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada National Student Paper Competition

2017-2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2016-2017 Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (SSHRC)

2015 The International Institute of Islamic Thought Doctoral Summer Research Grant

2014-2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (SSHRC) - University of Toronto

2012-2013 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Scholarship (SSHRC) - University of Toronto