Amir Baritijourabi

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Office: 007 Cockefair Hall
Ph: 816-235-1150


Amir Barati entered the I.Ph.D. program at UMKC in 2016. He focuses his research on 20th- and 21st-century British and American fiction, Persian (his mother tongue) literature, psychoanalysis, and critical theory. Amir has been working as a teaching assistant, freelance journalist, and social activist for more than a decade in Iran.

Academic Credentials

M.A. in English, Azad University Of Tehran-Central Campus




“A Purgatory of Zombies: The Žižekian Death Drive in Hamlet.” Fundamental Shakespeare, edited by Ali Salami and Maryam Beyad, Cambridge Scholars, 2016, pp. 97-111.
“Ian McEwan’s Characters in Žižekian Process of Subjectivity.” International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, vol. 4, no. 2, 2015, pp. 120-124.