Institut for Statskundskab

Mehdi Mozaffari

Professor emeritus

Profile photoMehdi Mozaffari
Professor, dr.scient.pol.
Centerleder, CIR
Institut for Statskundskab
Bartholins Allé 7, 1332, 212
8000 Aarhus C
Danmark
E-mail: mehdi@ps.au.dk
Telefon: 87165248/20222387

CV

Curriculum Vitae

Mehdi Mozaffari is professor emeritus at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Education
Mozaffari is Dr. d’Etat en Science Politique from Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Mention: ‘Très bien’ (Feb. 1971)
PhD (D.E.S.) Paris 1 (1967)
Diplômé de l’Ecole Nationale des Langues Orientales (Moyen Orient et Arabe littéraire), Paris (1967)
Diplômé de science politique (discipline: Relations Internationales), Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1966)
Master in Political Science, University of Tehran (1963).

Positions
Mozaffari has been lecturer at Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Professor and director of the Centre for International Studies, University of Tehran
Professor at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
Head of the Centre for Studies in Islamism and Radicalisation (CIR), Aarhus University (http://cir.au.dk) (until January 2013).
Mozaffari has taught at different universities (Tehran, Paris, Geneva, Grenoble, Catania and Aarhus).
He has been a visiting scholar at MGIMO/Moscow and senior fellow at Harvard University.

Selected publications
Mozaffari is the author, co-author and editor of a number of academic books and articles, including:
‘Iran’s Foreign Policy’ in Asian Policy, SAGE, London (forthcoming 2017)
Islamism: A New Totalitarianism, Lynne Rienner Publishers, USA & Verlag Hans Schiler, Germany, 2017
Islamisme: en orientalsk totalitarisme, Copenhagen, Informations Forlag, October 2013
‘The Role of Ideology in Iranian Foreign Policy’ in IRAN and the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century, ed. by Clément Therme, H. E. Chehabi, Farhad Khosrokhavar, California, Mazda Publishers, 2013
10 Bud – på kultur, identitet og værdier i Danmark (ed. and co-author), Aarhus, Systime, 2012
Western Totalitarianism. A Reminder, Aarhus, CIR, April 2011
Globalization and Civilizations (ed. and co-author), London and New York, Routledge, 2002
‘Mega Civilization: Global Capital and the New Standard of Civilization’ in The New Millenium, ed. by S.F. Krishna-Hensel, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2000
Pouvoir Shî‘ite: Théorie et Evolution, Paris, L’Harmattan, 1998
FATWA: Violence and Discourtesy, Oxford, Aarhus University Press, 1998
Authority in Islam: From Muhammad to Khomeini, New York, Sharpe, 1987.