About the Author
Kaveh L. Afrasiabi has a Ph.D. in political science and specializes in Iran’s foreign and nuclear affairs. Afrasiabi has taught at Tehran University and Boston University, and has done research at Harvard University, University of California at Berkeley, and the Center For Strategic Research, a think tank in Tehran. Afrasiabi has been a consultant to the United Nations’ Program on Dialogue Among Civilizations as well as to CBS’ Television. Afrasiabi has published several books, book chapters, and numerous articles in prestigious journals and newspapers, including: After Khomeini: New Directions in Iran’s Foreign Policy (Westview), Islam and Ecology (Harvard University Press), and articles in UN Chronicle, Middle East Journal, Harvard Theological Review, Brown’s Journal of World Affairs, Telos, Mediterannean Affairs, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Asia Times, Der Tagesspiegel, etc.