Professor of SociologyM.A.L.S. ProfessorFaculty Member (Master of Arts in Liberal Studies)
Democracy in Iran: Why It Failed and How It Might Succeed, Harvard University Press (November, 2016).
“Iranian Islamic Revolution of 1979,” The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements, edited by David Snow, Donatella Della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam, (February 2013).
“Ideology and Political Action in the Iranian Revolution,” Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Vol. 31, No. 1, Duke University Press, (2011).
“Revolution” Encyclopedia of International Political Science Association, edited by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, and Leonardo Morlino. SAGE, (September 2011).
“The Political Economy of Third World Revolutions,” in “The Handbook on the Political Economy of War,” edited by Christopher Coyne and Rachel L. Mathers, Edward Elgar Publishing, (March 2011).
“The Contentious Century: Iran from 1919.” In New Cambridge History of Islam, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (November 2010).
“Democratization Movement and Continuation of the Conflicts of the Iranian Revolution.” Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, Vol. 26, # 2, (Fall 2009).
Introduction to the special issue on the thirtieth anniversary of the Iranian revolution in Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Vol. 29, No. 1, (2009).
“State, Class, and Ideology in the Iranian Revolution,” Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Duke University Press, Vol. 29, No. 1, (2009).
"Conflicts and Collective Action in the Iranian Revolution: A Quantitative Analysis." Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, Vol. 20, No. 2, (November 2004).
Devlet, Ideoloji ve Devrim: Iran, Nikaragua ve Filipinler Devrimlerinin Karsilastirmali Analizi, (2004).
“Will Globalization and Democratization Make Revolutions Obsolete?” in The Future of Revolutions, J Foran (ed.), (2003).
“Islamic Fundamentalist Movements and the Theory of Clash of Civilizations,” Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, 18:1 (April 2002).
States, Ideologies, and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of Iran, Nicaragua, and the Philippines, (2000).
Works in Progress
Dictatorships and Struggles for Democracy: Republic of Korea, Indonesia, and Iran
“Iran From 1919”