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Behrooz, Maziar

Associate Professor, History
San Francisco State University


Maziar Behrooz was born in Tehran-Iran. He received his B.A degree in History-Government from Saint Mary College of California (1982), his M.A. in Modern History of Europe from San Francisco State University (1986), and his Ph.D. in Modern History of the Near East from University of California, Los Angeles (1993). He has taught at a number of universties and colleges including UC Berkeley, Saint Mary's College of California, Stanford University, BridgewaterState College and is currently an associate professor at the History Department of San Francisco State University. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters on Iran and is the author of two books on the history of the left movement in Iran. His first book is Rebels with a Cause (1999), which has been translated into Persian (2001) and Turkish (2006). His second book is Perspectives on the History of Rebels with a Cause in Iran (2006) which is a collection of articles and interviews on the left movement in Iran, translated and published in Iran and in Persian. His current research project is about late 18th century-early 19th century encounters between Iran and the Western world.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
Nationalism   
Colonialism   
19th-21st Centuries   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Iranian Studies   
Arab-Israeli Conflict   
Ottoman Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Afghanistan   
Iraq   
Iran   
All Middle East   
Caucasus   
SPECIALTIES
Left in the ME   
Rel Revivalism   
Iran 19th -21st C   
Hist of Mod Iran   
Hist of the Iranian Communist Mvmt   
Iran-Soviet Rltns   
LANGUAGES
Azeri (Elementary)   
Persian (Native)   
Tajik (Native)   
EDUCATION
PhD1993HistUCLA
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Maziar Behrooz






Department of History
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA
94132
United States
Phone:415-338-1776
Fax:415-338-7539
mroozbeh@sfsu.edu

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