Fathali Moghaddam

Fathali Moghaddam is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Conflict Resolution Program at Georgetown University. Professor Moghaddam earned his B.A. from the University of Liverpool and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Surrey.

His research examines the psychology of conflict and researches ways to ensure that democracy prevails over repressive governments and dictatorships. Professor Moghaddam is also critical of the perceived superiority of American psychology in the status quo and aims to expand the field of psychology to include non-American practices and methodologies.

Representative Publications

Moghaddam, Fathali M. “The Springboard to Dictatorship and the Arab Spring in the Context of Additive and Subtractive Globalization: A Psychological Assessment.” SAIS Review of International Affairs 32.2 (2012): 169-182.

Moghaddam, Fathali M. “The ‘Ahmadinejad Effect’ and ‘Pre-Emptive’ Duties and Rights.” Culture & Psychology 17.3 (2011): 297-301.

Zimbardo, Philip G., James N. Breckenridge, and Fathali M. Moghaddam. ““Exclusive” and “Inclusive” Visions of Heroism and Democracy.” Current Psychology 32.3 (2013): 221-233.

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