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Paria Rahimi

PhD Student, Theory and Criticism, Western University

Paria Rahimi is a Ph.D. student in Theory and Criticism at Western University. Before proceeding to doctoral studies, she graduated from McMaster University with a master's degree in Gender Studies and Feminist Research. Paria gained her first M.A. in Communication Studies at the University of Tehran, completing her thesis on the study of digital activism in the Iranian Feminist movement. Paria has hosted podcasts, written short stories and made several experimental movies. Her areas of study primarily focus on Resistance Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Feminist Media Studies.


  • 2022–present
    PhD Candidate, Western University


  • 2021 
    McMaster University, Gender Studies and Feminist Research