Name: George Murer
Research Interests: Mysticism, poetic genre, subculture, and festive, popular and ritual music in Kurdistan, Khorasan, Iran, Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean Region and Berberphone North Africa.
Undergraduate: Bard College
Languages: Persian, Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian, French, German, and to a lesser degree: Türkmen, Tachelhit. Swahili, Kurdish, and Balochi underway!