Houchang E. Chehabi

Picture of Houchang E. ChehabiHouchang E. Chehabi
154 Bay State Road
Room 401
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
(617) 358-0193
(617) 358-0190 fax 
chehabi AT bu.edu

Professor of International Relations and History. (Licence, Universite de Caen; Diplôme, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; MA, PhD, Yale University)

Specialization: Middle Eastern Politics and Cultural History, Shiism, International Law.

Houchang Chehabi has taught at Harvard and UCLA, and has been a visiting professor at the University of St. Andrews and the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa.  He has published two books, Iranian Politics and Religious Modernism: The Liberation Movement of Iran under the Shah and Khomeini (1990) and Distant Relations: Iran and Lebanon in the Last 500 Years (2006). He has also co-edited Politics, Society, and Democracy: Comparative Studies (1995); Sultanistic Regimes (1998); Iran’s Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations, and Transnational Connections (2010); and Iran and the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century:  Essays in Honoour of Mohammad-Reza Djalili (2013).

Chehabi has written numerous articles, book reviews, and translations.

Professor Chehabi teaches the following courses:

Fundamentals of International Politics (IR 230)

Turko Persia in the Twentieth Century (IR 328/HI 398)

History of Pre-Modern Iran (IR 329/HI 385)

History of Modern Iran (IR 397/HI 381)

Introduction to Public International Law (IR 573)

The Iranian Revolution and Its Impact on the Middle East (IR 706)

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