Women in Iran

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Dr. Homeira Moshirzadehreceived her PhD in Political Science from the University of Tehran, Iran in 1999. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Mershon Center for International and Security Studies, Ohio State University, in 2005-6. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and an adjunct faculty at the Center for Women's Studies, University of Tehran. Her main scholarly interests are IR theory, theories of social movements, and Women's Studies.

Dr. Moshirzadeh has published many books in Persian. She is the author of Social Movements: A Theoretical Introduction (2001), From a Social Movement to a Social Theory: A History of Feminism (2002, 2006), An Introduction to Women's Studies (2005), and Theories of International Relations (2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008). She has translated some of the major IR texts into Persian, including Hans Morgenthau's Politics among Nations and Alexander Wendt's Social Theory of International Politics. Her articles on International Relations, Feminism, Iran's foreign policy, dialogue of civilizations, cultural studies, and Women's Studies have appeared in edited volumes in Persian and English. Dr. Moshirzadeh's book “From a Social Movement to a Social Theory: A History of Feminism” won the Women's Library Prize in 2005.