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Bahman Baktiari

April 22, 2012

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April 19, 2012

Bahman Baktiari is the Executive Director of the International Foundation for Civil Society in Salt Lake City, UT. He received his PhD in Government from Woodrow Wilson Department of  Politics  at University of Virginia.  He has published extensively on Iranian politics and society.  His major publication Parliamentary Politics in Revolutionary Iran was published by University Press of Florida in 1997. He is a frequent speaker at major research centers and think tanks in Washington DC.

His most recent publications include “Sharia Politics and the Transformation of Islamic Law in Iran ” was published in Shari‘a Politics: Islamic Law and Society in the Modern World , edited by Robert W. Hefner, Indiana University Press ( 2011),  Seeking International Legitimacy: Understanding the  Dynamics of Nuclear Nationalism in Iran,  in Nuclear Politics in Iran,  edited by Judith S. Yaphe, published by the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University (2010),   Iran’s Conservative Moment, Current History ( January 2007),  Voices within Islam: Four Perspectives on Tolerance and Diversity,  Current History (January 2005),  Doubting Reforms in Iran ( coauthored with Haleh Vaziri ) Current History ( January 2003),  Impact of September 11th on Iranian Foreign Policy, Middle East Policy ( December 2002),  Exporting the Islamic Revolution: Iranian-Egyptian Relations,  With Asef  Bayat in  N. Keddie and R. Mathee edited, Iran and the Surrounding World: Interactions in Culture and Cultural Politics,  University of Washington Press ( 2002).  He also published several opinion pieces  the Christian Science Monitor on Iranian political developments and its impact on foreign policy and relations with the United States.He has been interviewed on several national media outlets, including  the NPR Morning Edition, Talk of the Nations, The Todd Feinburg Radio,  and Jim Lehrer NewsHour.

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

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Bahman Baktiari

April 19, 2012

Bahman Baktiari is the Executive Director of the International Foundation for Civil Society in Salt Lake City, UT. He received his PhD in Government from Woodrow Wilson Department of  Politics  at University of Virginia.  He has published extensively on Iranian politics and society.  His major publication Parliamentary Politics in Revolutionary Iran was published by University Press of Florida in 1997. He is a frequent speaker at major research centers and think tanks in Washington DC.

His most recent publications include “Sharia Politics and the Transformation of Islamic Law in Iran ” was published in Shari‘a Politics: Islamic Law and Society in the Modern World , edited by Robert W. Hefner, Indiana University Press ( 2011),  Seeking International Legitimacy: Understanding the  Dynamics of Nuclear Nationalism in Iran,  in Nuclear Politics in Iran,  edited by Judith S. Yaphe, published by the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University (2010),   Iran’s Conservative Moment, Current History ( January 2007),  Voices within Islam: Four Perspectives on Tolerance and Diversity,  Current History (January 2005),  Doubting Reforms in Iran ( coauthored with Haleh Vaziri ) Current History ( January 2003),  Impact of September 11th on Iranian Foreign Policy, Middle East Policy ( December 2002),  Exporting the Islamic Revolution: Iranian-Egyptian Relations,  With Asef  Bayat in  N. Keddie and R. Mathee edited, Iran and the Surrounding World: Interactions in Culture and Cultural Politics,  University of Washington Press ( 2002).  He also published several opinion pieces  the Christian Science Monitor on Iranian political developments and its impact on foreign policy and relations with the United States.He has been interviewed on several national media outlets, including  the NPR Morning Edition, Talk of the Nations, The Todd Feinburg Radio,  and Jim Lehrer NewsHour.

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Twitter  Bahman Baktiari@BahmanBaktiari

Bahman Baktiari

April 19, 2012

Bahman Baktiari is the Executive Director of the International Foundation for Civil Society in Salt Lake City, UT. He received his PhD in Government from Woodrow Wilson Department of  Politics  at University of Virginia.  He has published extensively on Iranian politics and society.  His major publication Parliamentary Politics in Revolutionary Iran was published by University Press of Florida in 1997. He is a frequent speaker at major research centers and think tanks in Washington DC.

His most recent publications include “Sharia Politics and the Transformation of Islamic Law in Iran ” was published in Shari‘a Politics: Islamic Law and Society in the Modern World , edited by Robert W. Hefner, Indiana University Press ( 2011),  Seeking International Legitimacy: Understanding the  Dynamics of Nuclear Nationalism in Iran,  in Nuclear Politics in Iran,  edited by Judith S. Yaphe, published by the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University (2010),   Iran’s Conservative Moment, Current History ( January 2007),  Voices within Islam: Four Perspectives on Tolerance and Diversity,  Current History (January 2005),  Doubting Reforms in Iran ( coauthored with Haleh Vaziri ) Current History ( January 2003),  Impact of September 11th on Iranian Foreign Policy, Middle East Policy ( December 2002),  Exporting the Islamic Revolution: Iranian-Egyptian Relations,  With Asef  Bayat in  N. Keddie and R. Mathee edited, Iran and the Surrounding World: Interactions in Culture and Cultural Politics,  University of Washington Press ( 2002).  He also published several opinion pieces  the Christian Science Monitor on Iranian political developments and its impact on foreign policy and relations with the United States.He has been interviewed on several national media outlets, including  the NPR Morning Edition, Talk of the Nations, The Todd Feinburg Radio,  and Jim Lehrer NewsHour.

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Bahman Baktiari

Twitter  Bahman Baktiari@BahmanBaktiari

Bahman Baktiari

April 10, 2012

Bahman Baktiari is the Executive Director of the International Foundation for Civil Society. The organization is focused on the political, social, and economic changes taking place within the region. Mr. Bakhtiari provides executive leadership to the organization and outlines its strategic direction. He relies on his significant in-depth knowledge with the sociopolitical realities of the region in his role. Bahman Baktiari also has experience and knowledge with the promotion of values inherent to civil society and making connections across cultural lines.

Bahman Baktiari specializes in the study of politics and society within Iran. His research has not only resulted in a broad acumen in the subject but also a multitude of published works. His scholarly work has included the book “Parliamentary Politics in Revolutionary Iran: Institutionalization of Factional Politics”; Sharia Politics and the Transformation of Islamic Law in Iran; ( edited by Robert Hefner); Iran’s Conservative Moment; Sustainable Development: A Strategy of Dialogue and Communication; Voices within Islam: Four Perspectives on Tolerance and Diversity; and Doubting Reforms in Iran. Dr. Baktiari has also penned works about the Iranian foreign policy reaction after the attacks of September 11th and Iran’s relationships throughout the region.

Bahman Baktiari has received numerous invitations from media sources to discuss these topics. He has been a guest on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Talk of the Nation. Mr. Bakhtiari has also appeared on The Todd Feinburg Radio, PBS’s Jim Lehrer News Hour, and CNN. He has been an interviewee for the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Orlando Sentinel, and Congressional Quarterly Research.

Bahman Baktiari earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Denver. He also holds a Master of Arts in Foreign Affairs and a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Virginia.

Video Presentation(1): Islamic Law and U.S. Foreign Policy (Panel 1: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran, and Turkey)

Bahman Baktiari

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