Office Location: LV 109
Office Hours on Campus: By appointment only
Telephone Number: 310-434-8701
Completed Ph.D. courses,
2001, Sociology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Sociology, 1998, UCLA
Sociology, 1995, UCLA
“Symbols, Signs, and Slogans of the
Demonstrations in Iran in 2009” chapter in Media, Power and Politics
in the Digital Age: The 200 Presidential election Uprising in Iran
edited by Yahya Kamalipour, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers Inc., pp.
“Political Opportunities and
Strategic Choices: Comparing Feminist Campaigns in Morocco and Iran”
Co-authored with Valentine Moghadam in
Mobilization: An International
Journal 15 (3): 267-288, September 2010.
----------------------------Translated into Persian and published in
Iranian Feminist School:
“Iran’s Reformist and
Activists: Internet Exploiters” coauthored with Babak Rahimi in
Middle East Policy Journal, Volume XV, Spring 2008, Number 1, pp.
Reprinted in Arseh Sevom
"I will Turn off the Lights:
The Allure of Marginality in Post-Revolutionary Iran," in Comparative
Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East Journal 27.1,
“Becoming a Woman” in Let
me Tell you Where I’ve been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian
Diaspora, edited by Persis Karim, Fayetteville: The University of
Arkansas Press, 2006: 180-182.
"Women in the Islamic
Iranian Public," in Islam in Public: Turkey, Iran, and Europe,
eds Nilufer Gole & Ludwig Amman, Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi University
Press, 2006: 281-312.
“Frauen in der Islamischen
Öffentlichkeit in Iran”, in Islam in Sicht: Der Auftritt von Muslimen
im öffentlichen Raum, edited by Nilofer Gole and Ludwig Amman,
Germany, Berlin, Bielefeld 2004: 206-226.
“Accented Businessman” in
Project Misplaced: The Rise and Fall of Simon Ordoubadi, an art
Project by Houman Mortazavi with articles by Jacki Lyden (NPR), Tara
Bahrampour (NY Times) and Elham Gheytanchi, Los Angeles: NP, 2004:
in the Islamic Iranian Public,”in
Islam and Public Space, edited by Benjamin Lee and Nilofer Gole,
Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, Forthcoming.
Iranian Women’s Studies Journal, Volume 12, 2002: 177-185.
“Civil Society in Iran:
Politics of Motherhood and Public Sphere” in
International Sociology Journal,
Volume 16, No. 4, December 2001: 557-577.
“Chronology of Events
Regarding Women in Iran since the Revolution of 1979” in
Social Research Journal,
Volume 67, No. 2, Summer 2000.
Islam, Gender and Politics” in
Middle East Research Associates (MERA) 2, Printerette: Amsterdam,
“I Shall Salute the Sun
Once Again: A critique on the documentary video on Forough Farokhzad” in
Jusur: The UCLA Journal of
Middle Eastern Studies Vol. 13, 1997.
“The United Nation’s
Fourth World Conference on Women” in
Suitcase: Journal of Transcultural Traffic, Vol. 1 & 2: 1995.
Non-Peer reviewed Publications:
“Iran: More Battles in Cyber-space” in Enduring
America, May 2, 2011
also translated into Persian
“Iran’s Green Tuesdays”, Ms Magazine blog, March 18,
“The Facebook Revolution is changing how ordinary
people relate to political activism” co-authored with Babak Rahimi, San
Francisco Chronicle, February 15, 2011.
faces imminent execution,” Ms Magazine Blog, November 6, 2010
zwischen der Frauenrechtsbewegung und der Grunen Bewegung” (German
article) in Inamo Magazine (63): Informationsprojekt Neher und Mittlerer
Osten, Jargang 16, Herbst 2010, pp. 22-25. [abstract available here:
“US Woman Writes From inside Iran’s Most Notorious Prison”, Ms Magazine
Blog, October 18, 2010
Crackdown on Women’s Rights Activists” in CNN ac360 blog, February 19,
Crackdown on Women’s Rights Advocates” in
MS Magazine, February 18, 2010
“A Lack of Academic
Freedom in Iran” in American
Sociological Association (ASA) Forum, January 2010, Issue 1, volume
Leadership in Green Movement” in
Enduring America, January 28, 2010.
Words Without Borders:
The online magazine for International Literature (October 1st,
Tradition: Shoars in Iranian Street politics”
CNNac360 Blog (September
“Shoar in Iran: The
Sounds from the street”
The Ripon Forum (Summer
“The New Revolutionary:
The Brave women who are leading the Protests in Iran”
CNN-ac360 (June 25, 2009)
“Ordinary Women are
Extraordinary in Iran”
Sf Chronicle (June 29,
“Women Lead the Protest
Foreign Policy (July 20,
“The Revolution will not
be Televised (Accurately)” (co-authored with Babak Rahimi)
SF chronicle (April 6,
“Iran’s TV adds
entertainment to propaganda”
The Politics of Women’s
Rights in Iran, by Arzoo Osanloo in
Journal of Middle East Women’s
Studies (JMEWS), Volume 7, Number 1, Winter 2011: pp. 123-126
Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran,
Nima Naghibi, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 2007, in
Iranian Studies Journal:
Volume 43, number 4, September 2010: pp. 572-575.
Between Warrior Brother
and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Politics of Patriarchy
in Iran, by Minoo Moallem in
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS)
Volume 5, Number 1,Winter 2009:
Dr. N Loves his wife more
than Mossadegh, by Shahram Rahimian
in The Persian Book Review, Volume IX, No. 33, Fall 1999, pp. 335-337.