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Margaret Mills, Professor

Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures: http://nelc.osu.edu/
Center for Folklore Studies: http://cfs.osu.edu/

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313 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Road, Columbus, OH, 43210
Email: mills.186@osu.edu
Phone: 614-292-7136
Fax: 614-292-1262

Ph.D., Harvard University

General Background:
Dr. Mills came to OSU in 1998 from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was Chair of the Department of Folkore and Folklife.She is widely regarded as a leading specialist in the popular culture of the Persian and Farsi-speaking world.Her book, Rhetorics and Politics in Afghan Traditional Storytelling, won the 1993 Chicago Folklore Prize for best academic work in folklore.She is the author or co-editor of four additional books, with two others in preparation, as well as numerous other publications.

Dr. Mills recently completed a term of service as the Chair of the Department of NELC."

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