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Aftab Ahmad

Translator, Urdu
Aftab Ahmad earned his PhD in Urdu literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. After serving as the Director of the American Institute of Urdu Studies Program in Lucknow for five years, he began teaching as an Urdu lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2006. He now teaches at Columbia University. (Photo credit: Columbia University)