Houchang E. Chehabi

Professor of International Relations and History

Houchang Chehabi has taught at Harvard and has been a visiting professor at the University of St. Andrews, UCLA, 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’s areas of expertise include Middle Eastern politics and cultural history, Shiism, and international law.

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