List of Iranian Americans

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This is a list of notable Iranian-Americans of all Iranian ethnic backgrounds, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.


To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Iranian American or must have references showing they are Iranian American and are notable.


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  1. ^ "UPENN Faculty List"
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "MIT Faculty Webapge"
  4. ^ "UMD Persian Studies Homepage"
  5. ^ [2], University of California, Berkeley
  6. ^ [3], Berkeley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory
  7. ^ [4]
  8. ^ "Mohsen Mostafavi on the Harvard GSD Website
  9. ^ "AU Faculty Website"
  10. ^ "NASA: Architects of Exploration"
  11. ^ "NASA: Architects of Exploration"
  12. ^ "Mount Sinai Medical Center: David B. Samadi, MD Physician Profile". 
  13. ^ "JPL Personnel Page"
  14. ^ [5]
  15. ^ "Harvard Faculty Page"
  16. ^ "Columbia Faculty Website"
  17. ^ http://www.alistandup.com/bio.html
  18. ^ Stanley, John (2006-11-26). "'Nativity' Revisited". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2006-11-25. 
  19. ^ [6] "As an Iranian Jew, Ahdoot admits he struggled making friends growing up..."
  20. ^ [7] "Jonathan Ahdout: Young Iranian Jewish Film & Television Actor"
  21. ^ [8] "His family is Iranian-American, having left Tehran in 1982..."
  22. ^ [9] "Nadia Bjorlin, the 24 year old Swedish-Persian, American-born actress..."
  23. ^ [10] "where Ted Koppel interviewed Iranian American Zoroastrian, Cyrus Kar..."
  24. ^ Andre Khabbazi
  25. ^ Kelly Chung Dawson (August 16, 2013). "ABC-TV may air Chinese-American sitcom". China Daily. 
  26. ^ [11]
  27. ^ Iranian.com | Archive Pages
  28. ^ [12] "Persian Jewish actress Bahar Soomekh earned some serious attention last year when she played a young Iranian in "Crash," the Academy Award winner for best picture."
  29. ^ "Siemens Enterprise Communications: Hamid Akhavan"
  30. ^ http://www.pbssocal.org/tv/programs/iranian-americans/
  31. ^ "Carnegie People Website"
  32. ^ Anderson, Stuart. Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2012/01/15/zoosk-an-only-in-america-immigrant-success-story/ |url= missing title (help). 
  33. ^ "Q&A With eBay's Pierre Omidyar"
  34. ^ "Apple Executive Website"
  35. ^ "Bahador Kharazmi: Prince of the Underground". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  36. ^ "Bahador Kharazmi on B.B.C Persian 7th Day". B.B.C Persian. Retrieved 2005-01-14. 
  37. ^ "Garage radio"
  38. ^ "Guitar World Article"
  39. ^ [13] "Shawn Daivari is Iranian and the foreign language he speaks during his promos is Persian not Arabic."
  40. ^ http://asianathletics.org/results/ai-results.htm

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