Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Mehrzad Boroujerdi is a Professor of Political Science and Chair of the department at Syracuse University where he also serves as the Director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program, Provost Faculty Fellow for Internationalization, and the O’Hanley Faculty Scholar. From 2012 to 2014, he served as the President of the International Society for Iranian Studies. Professor Boroujerdi earned his B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from Boston University, M.A. in Political Science from Northeastern University, and Ph.D. in International Relations from American University.

His research focuses on the politics of the Middle East, with a regional emphasis on Iran. Professor Boroujerdi also researches the intellectual history of the Middle East.

Representative Publications

Boroujerdi, Mehrzad. “”The West” in the Eyes of the Iranian Intellectuals of the Interwar Years (1919-1939).” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 26.3 (2006): 391-401.

Boroujerdi, Mehrzad. “Subduing Globalization: The Challenge of the Indigenization Movement.” Globalization and the Margins. Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2002. 39-49.

Boroujerdi, Mehrzad, and Todd Fine. “Iranian Nuclear Miasma.” Syracuse Law Review 57 (2006): 619-635.

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