- Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
- M.A., University of Texas at Austin
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Baghoolizadeh specializes in the history of the modern Middle East, photography, and slavery. She is interested in the visuality of race, particularly in relation to memory and erasure in the region. Her current project focuses on the moving racial boundaries of slavery and abolition in Iran and their legacies during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.