Mahmood Monshipouri, professor of international relations at San Francisco State University, will present the lecture, “U.S.- Iran Relations: Ideology, Interest, and the Changing Political Landscape in the Middle East,” from 5-6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 31, in the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room in the Lender School of Business Center on the Mount Carmel Campus at Quinnipiac University. This event is free and open to the public.
Monshipouri, a former member of the Quinnipiac faculty, is an expert in human rights, international relations, globalization, democratization and Middle Eastern and Muslim world studies. He has written three books, “Democratic Uprisings in the New Middle East and North Africa: Youth, Technology and Modernization; “Terrorism, Security, and Human Rights: Harnessing the Rule of Law;” and “Muslims in Global Politics: Identities, Interests and Human Rights.”
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