Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Professor of Political Science and O’Hanley Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University. He is currently a Fellow of the American Council on Education in residence at California State University, Northridge as well as a visiting scholar at UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dr. Boroujerdi’s research centers on the intellectual and political history of modern Iran. He is the author of Iranian Intellectuals and the West: The Tormented Triumph of Nativism (1996); I Carved, Worshiped and Shattered: Essays on Iranian Politics and Identity [in Persian] (2010); and Post-Revolutionary Iran: A Handbook (forthcoming from Syracuse University Press). He is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters in English and Persian and edited Mirror for the Muslim Prince: Islam and Theory of Statecraft (2013). He has been a postdoctoral Fellow and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at Harvard University and University of Texas at Austin. In addition, he has served as the editor of the Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East book series; the book review editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (2002-2007), and a principal investigator of the Iran Data Portal; a non-resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C (2005-2016), and President of the International Society for Iranian Studies (2012-2014).
Presented by: Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Cosponsored by: Department of Political Science and Institute of Gender, Globalization, & Democracy
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