Public Talk by Boroujerdi
Public talk by Professor Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Vice Provost and Dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Education at Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA.
On the first anniversary of the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement that rocked Iran for a few months beginning in September 2022, Professor Mehrzad Boroujerdi will present a critical examination of the movement’s strengths, weaknesses, legacy, and prospects.
When: Friday, September 15, 2023 — 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM (MST)
Where: Virtual via Zoom. Please register HERE
Bio: Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Vice Provost and Dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Education at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Previously he was a Professor of Government and International Affairs and Director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech (2019-2022) and before that Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University (1992-2019). He is the author of Iranian Intellectuals and the West: Tormented Triumph of Nativism (Syracuse University Press, 1996) and Tarashidam, Parastidam, Shikastam: Guftarhay-i dar Siyasat va Huvyiyat-i Irani (Tehran, 2010); co-author of Post-revolutionary Iran: A Political Handbook (Syracuse University Press, 2018); and editor of Mirror for the Muslim Prince: Islam and Theory of Statecraft (Syracuse University Press, 2013). His articles have appeared in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Critique: Journal for Critical Studies of the Middle East, International Third World Studies Journal and Review, Iranian Journal of International Affairs, Iranian Studies, Foreign Service Journal, Journal of Peace Research, Middle East Economic Survey, and Syracuse Law Review. Dr. Boroujerdi has been President of the Association for Iranian Studies, a fellow of the American Council on Education, a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, a visiting scholar at UCLA, a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute (Washington, D.C.), and a Co-PI of Iran Data Portal. He is frequently consulted by both government entities and such national and international media outlets as Al Jazeera, Associated Press, Economist, Guardian, LA Times, NPR, New York Times, Reuters, Spiegel, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.