Marie Huber

Marie Huber

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
2013: Ph.D., Harvard University, Comparative Literature
2003: M.A., with distinction, University College London, Comparative Literature
2002: B.A., 1st class Honours, University of Oxford, Persian with Islamic Studies/History

Marie Huber is Assistant Professor of Persian and Comparative Literature. Her research focuses on 20th century poetry and poetics, mystical discourses and heterodoxies in the Persian and Ottoman traditions, the intersections of literature with philosophy and ethics, and hermeneutic practices of reading.



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Research Interests

  • Comparative Studies


  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures


  • Persian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures


  • Philosophy and Literature


  • Poetry and Poetics