Dr. Mehrgan received his PhD in Humanities from Johns Hopkins University's Department of Comparative Thought and Literature (formerly The Humanities Center) in 2018. He has published three books and translated many philosophical works into Persian. Dr. Mehrgan was a lecturer in Goucher College's Philosophy Department and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University
The Narrowest Path: Antinomic of Form in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory analyzed with Kleist, Hegel, and Marx (forthcoming in Brill Historical Materialism Book Series)
Ambiguous Creation, Antinomic Creature: The Genesis of Modern Critical Theory in Maimonides (Manuscript)
“A Tenuous Case of Trust: What To Do With A Repeatedly Broken Promise?”
In Waiting: A Project in Conversation, ed. Shahram Khosravi. Bielefeld: Transcript: 2019.
“The Political Modes of Translation in Iran: National Words, Right Sentences, Class Paragraphs.”
The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism, ed. Rebecca Ruth Gould and Kayvan Tahmasebian. Abingdon: Routledge, 2020.
Review essay of Rüdiger Safranski's Romanticism: A German Affaire.
MLN. Vol. 130. No. 3, April 2015 (German Issue).
“The People Reloaded,” with Morad Farhadpour
The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran's Future, 130-137, edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel, New York: Melville House.
Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies
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