Farin Zahedi received her Ph.D. in Comparative Drama from the University of Oslo, Norway. Her M.A. is in Drama from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her B.A. in Theatre Arts is from Tehran University. Zahedi currently teaches at Tehran University and holds the position of Chairperson of the Drama and Film Department. She has written many essays and presentations and published several books, such as the ‘Henrik Ibsen and Modern Iranian Drama’ (2006). Zahedi has been involved in dramatic and theatrical presentations in a variety of countries.