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Shahrouz Khanjari holds a Ph.D. in Islamic studies from McGill University (2021) and a Ph.D. in Persian literature from the University of Tehran (2014). His research focuses primarily on rhetoric and the art of eloquence in classical Persian and Arabic literature. He has completed studies on metaphors in Nizami Ganjawi’s poetry and on rhetorical figures in Rashid Watwat’s literary treaties. He has published essays and translations on Persian literature and is also interested in comparative literature, mythology and the history of languages.