Dr. Narges Bajoghli wins 2022 JHU Catalyst Award

Dr. Narges BajoghliAssistant Professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies, has won the 2022 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award, an honor that is accompanied by a $75,000 grant, mentoring opportunities, and institutional recognition. 

“Bold innovation lies at the heart of the Catalyst Awards,” says Denis Wirtz, JHU’s vice provost for research. “This year’s selected proposals push the boundaries of their fields, and we are thrilled to support these faculty members and their visionary research at our institution. 

With this grant, Dr. Bajoghli will work on a book project, Chemical Warfare, Iran-Iraq War. This project “includes ethnography, archival research, and diplomatic history to examine the use of chemical weapons in the Iran-Iraq war and its long-term impacts on survivors.” 

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