Editorial Board

 

Editorial Board

Mohiaddin Mesbahi

Professor, Florida International University Florida International University, world politics

mesbahimfiu.edu


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE /APPOINTMENTS

2007-Present: Director (Founding) Middle East Studies Center (MESC), Florida International University

2004-2007, Director of Middle East-Central Asia Program, Florida International University

1997-2000, Co-Chair, Asian Studies, Florida International University

1995-Present Associate Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics and International Relations, Florida International University, Miami

1989-1994 Assistant Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, Florida International University, Miami.

1986-1987 Adjunct Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, Florida International University, Miami. 2

1986-1987 Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables. 1986-1987 Fellow, Soviet and East European Institute, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables

 

PUBLICATIONS BOOKS

Book In Progress

-manuscript on “Iran’s Security and Foreign Policy”; this manuscript deals with a conceptual and theoretical framework of Iran’s international relations since 1979 revolution Russia and the Third World in the Post-Soviet Era, ed, (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996).

Central Asia and the Caucasus after the Soviet Union: Domestic and International Dynamics, (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1994).

EDITED JOURNAL

"Russia and the Muslims of the Former Soviet Union: Dynamics of Ethnicity, Religion and Security," Guest Editor: Special Issue of Central Asian Survey, Vol. 12, no. 3 (1993).

JOURNAL ARTICLES

“IR Scholars and International Systems: Learning and Socialization” Journal of International Political Sociology (Vol. 30. No. 3, September, 2009)

"Iran and Central Asia: Paradigm and Policy", Central Asian Survey (Summer 2004).

"Tajikistan and the International Politics of the Islamic Factor," in Central Asian Survey (Summer 1998).

"Iran's Emerging Partnership with Russia," Middle East Insight vol. II, no. 5 (August 1995).

"Russian Foreign Policy and Security in Central Asia and the Caucasus," Central Asian Survey, Vol. 12, no. 3 (1993).

"Russia and the New Muslim States: Change or Continuity?," Central Asian Survey Vol. 12, no. 3 (1993).

LECTURES

  Individual Papers/ Lectures: (by invitation) Lecture on “The Modern Middle East, the Muslim World and the United States: Characteristics, and Political/Security Dynamics, Presented at University of Miami; MAIA Program; Oct 18, 2007.

Lecture on “Security Studies and International Security: Modalities of Interpretation and Analysis,” Allameh Tabatabi University, Tehran, Sept 1, 2006.

Lecture on “The Modern Middle East: Characteristics, and Political/Security Dynamics The Middle East at the Millennium”: Presented at FIU”S Board of Trustees Retreat, FIU at 50, Naipal, Florida April 20, 2007.

Lecture on“ Iran and Security Environment in Central Asia,” in Annual Conference on Security in the Middle East: From Perspectives to Dialogue, organized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS-London), and the Nixon Center-Washington and DCAF-Geneva (Democratic Control of Armed Forces), Geneva June 23-26, 2006.

Lecture on “The US Strategy on War on Terror: Philosophy and Doctrine,” Tehran: Institute for Human Security and Peace, August, 20, 2006.

Lecture on “Iran and Central Asia,” in Search for Common Ground in the Tenth Meeting of the US-Iranian Working Group, July 14-16, 2006 , Stockholm, Sweden.

Lecture on “National Education and the September 11", National Convention on Education. Miami, November 29, 2001 Lecture on “September 11: Implication for US National Security, Florida International University, Teach In, September 20, 2001.

Lecture on “The International Security and the September 11", University of Miami, September 21,2001.

Lecture on “Russian policy towards the Gulf Crisis, presented at the Forum on the Persian Gulf Crisis”, organized by the International Relations Association, Florida International University, February 26, 1998.

Lecture on "Russian Foreign Policy in Asia," presented at the Asian Studies Lecture Seminars, Florida International University, April 9, 1998.

Lecture on "Foreign Policy of Central Asian States," presented at the Asian Studies Lecture Seminars, Florida International University, April 12, 1998. Workshop on the "Caspian Sea," Caspian Associate Inc., New York, June 1997.

Round table on "Iran's Foreign Policy in Central Asia and the Caucasus," United Nations, New York, June 1997.

Lecture on "Russian and American Approaches towards Security in Central Asia," presented at the Marshall Center for European Security, Garmish, Germany, November 1996.

Lecture on "Security and Islam in Central Asia," presented at the Marshall Center for European Security, Garmish, Germany, April 1996.

Lecture on "The Caspian Sea: Emerging Political and Economic Regimes," presented at the 36th Strategy for Peace Conference, the Stanley Foundation, Warrenton, VA, October 26, 1995.

Lecture on "Central Asian Politics and Society in post-Soviet Transition," presented at the United Nations Chapter, Miami, FL, July 1995.

Lecture on "Russia and the Islamic South," presented at the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Miami, October 22, 1993. Lecture on "The Emerging Debate in Russian Foreign Policy," presented at the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Miami, December 1992.

Lecture on "The Gulf Crisis: Implications for Superpower Relations," presented to Continuing Education, Wesley Foundation, University of Miami, December 15, 1991.

Lecture on the "Implications of the Gulf Crisis," presented to the Book Readers Guild, Eastwick Retirement Village, March 11, 1991.

Lecture on the "Islamic World and the Christian West: The Impact of the Gulf Crisis," presented to the Greater Miami Religious Coalition, February 13, 1991.

Lecture on "Soviet Policy in the Persian Gulf Crisis," presented at the Forum on the Impact of the Gulf Crisis, sponsored by the Student Government, Florida International University, January 22, 1991.

Lecture on "Islam and the Politics of the Middle East," presented at Saint Augustine Church, Miami, January 1991.