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Professor Olga M. Davidson

Chairperson, Ilex Foundation

Prof. Davidson is the Chairperson and Executive Editor at Ilex Foundation and a visiting professor at Middle Eastern Program, Wellesley College. She has a PhD in Near Eastern Affairs from Princeton University. Prof. Davidson has taught at various institution including Harvard and Princeton University. Her teaching interests are Persian, Arabic, Classical Greek and Latin literatures, Folklore, poetics, Women’s Studies. She also teaches Pahlavi, Sogdian and Sanskrit history and literature.