Massoume Price: A social anthropologist educated in Iran and England, has been writing on Iranian culture for many years. Her book Iran’s Diverse Peoples published by ABC CLIO in 2005 was reviewed as a “must read: by Patrick Clawson from Middle East Quarterly in spring 2007 and received an equally good review from School Library Journal. She has been a speaker at a number of functions and organizations such as the “Center for Iranian Research and Analysis” (CIRA) at the University of Toronto and the Anthropology Museum in Vancouver. Her informative website is used extensively by individuals and institutions for information on Iranian culture. She has been interviewed by CBC radio and CTV and has been a guest on Fanny Kiefer’s popular talk show, Studio 4 on Shaw cable. She has been extensively involved in organizing lectures, concerts, exhibitions and facilitating exchange and interaction between the Iranians and the Canadian community at large. She was a commissioner on the Board of Vancouver Museum until 2006 and an advisor for the North Shore Arts Council in North Vancouver until 2008. She has also served as a director for many years on the Board of Canadian Iranian Foundation.

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