Mohammad Gharipour is professor of architecture and director of the Graduate Architecture Program at the Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning in Baltimore, Maryland. He obtained his master’s degree in architecture from the University of Tehran and his Ph.D. in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has published eleven books, including Persian Gardens and Pavilions: Reflections in Poetry, Arts and History (I.B. Tauris, 2013), Synagogues of the Islamic World (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), Gardens of Renaissance Europe and the Islamic Empires (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017), and Architectural Dynamics in Pre-Revolutionary Iran (Intellect, 2019). Gharipour is the director and founding editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.
Contact: School of Architecture and Planning, Morgan State University, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251, United States.