Arvin Maghsoudlou

Ph.D., Art History

Tehran, Iran

What is your research area?
My interests lie in the art of the Late Antique and early Medieval Persian World.

What is something cool about your field?
You visit a lot of museums and art collections!

What is the best thing you've done as a graduate student at SMU so far?
With the support of our department, I travelled to London and visited some amazing art collections.

What is your favorite thing to do in Dallas?
Exploring the museums in Downtown Dallas (DMA, Crow Museum and Nasher Sculpture Center).
My favorite entertainment district in Dallas is Lower Greenville, located at a convenient distance from our campus.

What do you wish you'd known before starting graduate schools?
The significance of time management.

What is your favorite leisure activity?
Music and films are two of my biggest passions, and I spend most of my free time either watching films or attending a local concert.