Bakhtiar Sajjadi biography

Bakhtiar Sajjadi

Male, Person

1976 –


Who is Bakhtiar Sajjadi?

Bakhtiar Sadjadi is a Kurdish academician, writer and translator.

He got his BA degree in English Language and Literature from Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran in 1998 and his MA in the same field from Tehran University in 2000. His academic career started when he began to teach in the English department of University of Kurdistan in Sanandaj in 2000. He received his PhD in English Literature from University of Exeter in England in 2010. He also has a PhD degree in Philosophy from Pune University in India in 2007. He has more than 100 articles in English, Persian and Kurdish in different Journals, Conferences and Seminars. Also he has written and co-authored several books on Kurdish literature and literary criticism and translated many books from English and Persian into Sorani-Kurdish. He has received a number of awards and prizes for his teaching and research in different academic institutions. He is currently Assistant Professor of English Literature in Department of English Literature and Linguistics in University of Kurdestan. He is also a member of the Kurdish Language Academy in Iran. His influence on contemporary studies on Kurdish Literature and Language has been acknowledged and recognised by different local press.


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Sep 23, 1976
Lived in
  • Sanandaj

on July 23, 2013

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