Prof. Jenny Rose

Dear ZAGBA Community,

Prof. Jenny Rose will be giving a talk as follows

Event: April 28th, 2 PM – 3 PM, either virtual or in-person. 

Registration and Details: Between Boston & Bombay: Cultural & Commercial Encounters of Yankees & Parsis, 1771–1865 | Massachusetts Historical Society (

Prof. Jenny Rose, PhD Bio:

Best wishes,

About the Author

Jenny Rose currently teaches Zoroastrian Studies through the Department of Religion at Claremont Graduate University, California. She also lectures extensively at other academic institutions, museums and Zoroastrian Association events across North America, Europe and in India, and presents educational workshops for grade-school teachers in southern California. In recent years, Jenny has led study-tours of some of the most important archaeological, cultural and devotional sites in Iran and Central Asia.

Jenny holds a doctorate in Ancient Iranian Studies from Columbia University, New York. Her dissertation was published in book form as “The Image of Zoroaster: The Persian Mage Through European Eyes” (Bibliotheca Persica Press, 2000). In 2011 she wrote two textbooks: “Zoroastrianism: An Introduction” (I.B. Tauris/Bloomsbury); and “Zoroastrianism: A Guide for the Perplexed” (Continuum/Bloomsbury). Her latest book is “Between Boston and Bombay: Cultural and Commercial Encounters of Yankees and Parsis, 1771-1865” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Book by Prof. Jenny Rose