The Iranian Revolution: Thirty Years Later

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Dr. Mohsen M. Milani is Professor of Politics and Chair of the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Born in Tehran, he completed his high school and higher education in the U.S., and received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern California. His book, The Making of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has been used as required reading in many universities in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Canada. The Persian translation of his book is a recommended reading for a required exit course in Iran's universities.(/br> Professor Milani has written more than fifty articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries about the Persian Gulf, Iran’s revolution, and Iran’s foreign and security policies. His latest publications include "Iran's Persian Gulf Policy in the Past-Saddam Eras (in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society and Politics, Oxford University Press, 2009), "Iran's policy toward Afghanistan" (Middle East Journal, 2006) and "Iran-Iraq Relations during the Pahlavi Era, 1921-79" (Encyclopedia Iranica, 2006). He is currently working on a book project about Iran's regional policies. He has served as a research fellow at Harvard University, Oxford University’s St. Antony’s College in England, and the Foscari University in Venice, Italy. He is a frequent speaker at international and national conferences on Iran and the Persian Gulf. Professor Milani is the Book Series Editor on "Governance and International Relations in the Middle East" for the University of Florida Press.