Hossein S. Seifzadeh
DOB: May 26 1950
A- ACADEMIC POSITIONS
-Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Politics, University of Tehran, 1996 till retirement.
-Tenure-Associate Professor of Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Tehran, (1991-1996.)
-Tenure-Assistant Professor of Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Tehran, (1986-1988.)
-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, College of Judiciary and Administrative Justice, Tehran, 1983-1988.
-Tenure-Track Instructor, College of Socio-Economic Affairs, Babolsar, Iran, 1975-1979.
B-Administrative and Advising Positions
-Elected Board of Directors, Iranian Association of Political Science.
-Constituting Board of Trustee, Iranian Association of International Relations, 2007-present-
-Board of Editors of Many Academic Journals in Tehran, Isphahan, …Shiraz.
-International Advisor to the Deputy-Chancellor, Tehran University, 1989-1991.
PhD, Political Science, Tehran University, 1985:
An Analytical Survey in the Pattern of Islamic Leadership in Twelver’s Shiites of Islam,
ABD, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983
MA, Public Administration, California State University, Chico, 1978: Decision-making in Iran’s Energy Sector
MA, Political Science, Tehran College, 1976, Conflicts in the Persian Gulf
-Adjunct Scholar, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.
-Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Winter and Spring 2002.
1-Graduate Courses, Seminars and Research Workshops:
Theories of International Relations: Alternative Paradigms
Seminar on Development of Iran
Globalizations and Approaches of Iranians
Religion and International Politics: A Comparative Regional Perspective
Iran’s International Contexts: Geopolitics of Change and Instability
Iran’s Foreign Policy Making: Theoretical Perspective-Practical Action
Introduction to International Relations
Models of Development
Geopolitics of Surrealism: Comparative Politics of Greater Middle East
Analyzing Foreign Policy of Iran: Theory and Practice of International Relations
1-Books in Persian
-Astitute De/Construction: A Narrative of Iranian Perspective on Theorizing, bon-fekani rendaneh, revayati az negah Irani be nazarieh pardazi , forthcoming
-Fundamentals of Politics in the Humanistic Glocalized World, Mabai Elme Syast Dar doniay fardi-boumi-Jahani shode,
-Conceptual Framework of Iran’s Foreign Policy, 3 Volumes: (1)Pathology, (2)National Capabilities and Structural Restrictions, and (3) Imperatives, (Charchoube mafhoumie strategy-pardazi Iran) (Thehran: 1-Center for Strategic Research, 2-3 University of Tehran, forthcoming.)
-Modernization and Transformation in glo-localized Political Order, (No-sazi va degargouni Syasi dar nazm fardi-Jahani Shodeh,) (Forthcoming.)
-Introduction to Politics in glo-individuating Political Order, (Mabani Elm Syasat in Glo-localized Order,) (Forthcoming.)
-Iran’s Foreign Policy: Theoretical Construct and Practical Approach/Syasat Khareji Iran:Rahyafte Nazari va Rouykrad Amali, (Tehran: Dadgostar, 2005.)
-International Theory in a Globalized International Politics: A Glo-individuating Perspective (Theory-Pardazi Dar Ravabete Beinol-Mellali Jahani shode,) (Tehran: IPIS, ۲۰۰۵)
Security Dilemma and New Security Challenges of the North, (Moammaye amniyate jadide keshvarhaye shomal) (Theran: IPIS, 2004.)
-Structural Conflicts in the Persian Gulf, (With Jalil Rowshandel), Ta’arozat-e Sakhtari dar Mantagheh Khalij-e Fars (Tehran: Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies, 2003.)
-Islamic Republic’s Foreign Policy-Normative and Practical aspects, 3 volumes (Tehran: University of Tehran Press, forthcoming).
-Iraq’s Politics: Structures and Processes (Sakhtar va puyesh-e Siasat dar`Iraq), (Tehran: Center for Publishing Islamic Documents, 1999)
-An Introduction to the International Politics; with Emphasis on Iran (Osul-e ravabet-e bein al-melal;ba ta’kid bar Iran) (Tehran: Dadgostar, 1999).
-Modernity and Modern Political Theories, (Moderniteh va teoriha-ye jadid-e elm-e siasat) (Tehran: Dadgostar, 1999).
Theory-Building in International Politics: Principles and Paradigms of Thought, (Teoripardazi dar ravabet-e bein al-melal: Mabani va qalebha-ye fekri (Tehran: Samt, 1997).
The Nature of Foreign Policy- A reader: Modified for an Interdependent State System, (Translating to Farsi: Mahyate Syasat Khareji dar Donyaye Vabastegi Moteghabel Keshvarha), (Tehran: Ghomes, 1375/1996.)
Islam Between East and West, (Translating to Farsi: Eslam Beyn do Didgahe Sharq va Gharb,) (Tehran: ISIP, 1374/1995.)
Principles and Models of Decision-Making in Foreign Policy, (Mabani va modelha-ye tasmimgiri dar siasat-e kharej) (Tehran: IPIS, 1994).
-Different Theories about Modernization and Political Transformation, (Nazariehha-ye mokhtalef darbareh-ye nowsazi va degarguni-ye siasi) (Tehran: Safir, 1988).
-International Theories, heory-haye Mokhtalef Dar Ravabete Beynolmellal, (Tehran: Safir, 1368/1989.)
2- Translated Books from English into Persian
-Alija Ali Izetbegovic, Islam between East and West (Indianapolis: American Trust Publications, 1989).
-Charles Reynolds, Modes of Imperialism (Oxford: M. Robertson, 1981).
-Michael Smith, ed., The Nature of Foreign Policy (Edinburgh: Holmes McDougall, 1974).
4-Most Recent Persian Papers (2007-2009 total 122)
“Sazmane Conference Eslami: Sakhtari bi karkard” Islamic Conference organization, eu-functional Structure, Symposium sponsored by Iran’s Islamic Communication Center, December 2009.
“Roya-garaee, zarourate no-zaee mafhoomi-nazari va gozineh democracy kasrat-gra dar iran,’ Surrealism, the need for renaissance and the option of pluralist democracy in Iran, Research Letter of Political Science, III;4, (Autumn 2008.)
-“Islamic Republic’s Foreign Policy Towards US: Surrealist Game-Strategic Gains,” Culturas, Journal of The Foundation Three Cultures of the Mediterranean, (Spain: Winter 2009.)
-“Orientalists’ Readings of Ancient Iran Revisited/Baz-khani revayate sharq-shenasan az Irane Bastan”, Center for Social and Cultural Studies/Pazhuheshkade Mtale’ate Ejete’maee va Farhangi, forthcoming.
-The Perspective of Contemporary Iranian’s Reading of Ancient Iran Revisited/Baz-Khani revayate Iraniane Mo’asser az Irane Bastan, Center for Social and Cultural Studies/Pazhuheshkade Mtale’ate Ejete’maee va Farhangi, forthcoming.
-“Political Legitimacy in the Ancient Iranians’ Perspective/Haghaniyate Syasi dar Manzare Iranian Bastan,” Center for Social and Cultural Studies/Pazhuheshkade Mtale’ate Ejete’maee va Farhangi, forthcoming.
-“Political Future of Iran: Democratic Break-through and Evading the Danger of Surrealist Mobocracy/Ayandeh syasi Iran: chare-joui democratic va goriz az khatare sourrelalism mobocratic,” Journal of Iranian association of political science, Summer 2008.
-“Globalization and the Human Capital for Regional Integration in West Asia/Malzoomat ensani Jahani shodan va hamgaraee mantaghe-ee”, Tehran: Council of Expediency/ Majmaee Tashkhis Maslehat, 1386/2007.
-“Iran’s Foreign Policy: Surrealist Ideas/or Civic-Cultural Approach/ Syastae khareji Iran: Ide garaee surrealistee ya rouykarde farhangi”, Central for Strategic Studies/ Markaze Pazhouhesh-haye strategic, 1387/2008.
-“Vicious Circle of Mobocratic Emotionalism and Future of Democracy in Iran/Charkheh Ma’yoube hayajan-garaee mobocratic, va ayandeh democracy dar Iran ,Journal of Faculty of Law and Political Science, Majalleh Daneshkadeh hoghugh va olum syasi, Summer 1385/2006.
-“The Future of Iran and the Comparative Survey of Democratic Systems/Ayandeh Iran va bar-rasi nezam-haye democratic, Majalleh Daneshkadeh hoghugh va olum syasi, Summer 1385/2006.
-Empowering Political Teaching /and Momorizing Teaching Political Affairs/ Fahmanyiate tavana’ee bakh-sh va ya Amouzesh amre syasi, ed. by Association of Iranian Political Science, 1386/2007.
-The Role of Legislative in Foreign Policy- the Case of Iran: Divergent Approaches/Naghshe Ghovveh Moghannaneh dar Syasate kharegi Iran:Tannavoe Rouy-kardha, Journal of Iranian association of Political science, Summer 2008.
-“Religion and Politic in Iranian Narrative /nesbate Aeen and syasat in negahe Irani,” Research-Institute for socio-cultural Studies- Affiliated to the Ministry of Higher Education and Tchnology, , forthcoming.
-“The Ontology of Iran-shahri Political System/chisti nesame syasi Irani,” Research-Institute for socio-cultural Studies- Affiliated to the Ministry of Higher Education and Tchnology, 1387/2008, forthcoming.
-“International Relation as an Inter-disciplinary Field: ‘Shrewd De/constructivism and Patriotic Cosmopolitanism/ravabete bein-ol-mellali meyan reshtehee: bonfekani rendane va patriotic cosmopolitanism ,”Iranian Association of International Relations, forth-coming.
-“International Relation in Iran: A practical Field?/ Ravabet beinolmellal in Iran: Amouzeshi mofid? Iranian Association of International Relations, forth-coming.
-“A Genealogical Review of Orientalist’s Reading of Shah-riari Politics in Ancient Iran/Baz-khani revayat-haye sharq-shenasi az syasate shah-riari dar Irane bastan,” ,”Iranian Association of International Relations, forth-coming.
-“A Genealogical Review of Contemporary Iranian’s Studies About Iiran’s Ancient Shah-riari/ Baz-khani revayat-haye bastan shenasi mo’asser irani za syasate shah-riari dar Irane bastan,” ,”Iranian Association of International Relations, forth-coming.
-“Legitimacy of Political System in Ancient Iran/ Haghaniate syasi dar nezam syasi Iran,” Iranian Association of International Relations, forth-coming.
4-Chapters and Journal Articles (English and Persian out of 45)
“Culture and Range of Options in Iran’s international politics, “The Iranian Revolution at 30, Washington D.C.: Middle East Institute, 2009, see at www.mei.edu
- “The Landscape of Protocol Identity in Caspian Basin Region (CBR)”,Social, political and economical Search for the XXI Century Middle East Countries, October 21-24 2008,Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
-Globalization and Historical Precedence for Current Reactions in Iran,” International Politics, I; 2, (Summer and Autumn ۲۰۰۸٫)
-“Democratization Initiative and Its Adverse Impacts Over Iranian Politics, The Prospects of Stability in the Middle East,” Turkey: Yıldız- Beşiktaş ۲۰۰۷٫
-“Regional Integration and Globalization in Caspian Basin Beyond primordial monologue,” Social, Political and Economic Transition in Turkish Republic of Central Asia, Kocaeli, Turkey: Kojaeili Municipality, 2007.
-“The Adverse Impacts of Democratization of the Region on Political Elites in Iran,” Los Angeles: UCLA, forthcoming.
-“Iran’s Assertiveness in Maintaining Its Peaceful Nuclear Technology,” Perceptions, X:3, (Autumn 2005.)
-“Democracy at Bay: The Double Face of Janus in the 5th Republic Undeclared High Security Alert in the Religious Democracy” (Athens: September 22-25 2005.)
-“Iran’s Double-Edged Foreign Policy,” Discourse, VII: 1, (Summer 2005.)
-“Factional Politics in Iran,” Middle East Journal, Vol: 57:1 (Winter:2003.)
-“The Landscape of Factional Politics in Iran,” Perspective, (Washington DC: The Middle East Institute, August , 2002.)
-“Political Consequences of Globalization for Foreign Strategy-Making,” Discourse, III: 4, (Spring 2002.)
-“Cooperation Within Global Civilization and Coexistence of Diverse Cultures, Discourse, III: 1, (Summer 2001.)
-“Islam in Central Asia: An Iranian Academic View,” Proceedings of the Seminar on Central Asia (Vienna: College of International Affairs and Foreign Policy, forthcoming.
-”Caucasia: Democratic Development and Identity Crisis,” Amu Darya 4:3 (Fall 1999)
-”Imperatives of Regional Cooperation: Iran, Peace, and Economic Development in Central Asia,” in S.M. Rahman, ed., Regional Cooperation for Peace and Development (Pakistan: FRIENDS, 1998)
“Iran’s Foreign Policy in Post-Cold War Era,” in Iranian Perspective on the Iran-Iraq War, ed.: Farhang Rajaee, (Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 1997.)
-”Crisis and the Structure of Conflicts in Central Asia the Caucasus,” Amu Darya 2:1 (Spring-Summer 1997).
-”The National Identity Crisis in Central Asia and the Caucasus,” Iranian Journal of International Affairs 2:3-4 (Fall-Winter 1994-95)
-”The Indian Ocean and Iran’s Maritime Interests in the New Global Order,” Indian Ocean Security and Stability in the Post Cold War Era: Proceedings of the International Seminar on Indian Ocean held at Islamabad, April 1994 (Islamabad: The Directorate of Naval Educational Services, Navy Headquarters,1995).
-”Ayatollah Khomeini’s Concept of Rightful Government,” in Hussein Mutalib and Taj ul-Islam Hashmi, eds., Islam, Muslims, and the Modern State (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994).
“The Persian Gulf Security Alliance,” The Iranian Journal of Foreign Affairs 3:1 (Spring 1991).
-”Extending Participation and Political Decay in the Third World,” Iranian Journal of International Affairs 2:4 (1990-91).
-”Is Consociational Politics a Viable Development Approach to the Third World,” Iranian Journal of International Affairs 1:2-3 (Summer-Fall 1989).
5-International Seminars with Papers (Selections out of 163 papers)
“Globalization and Defining one’s Own Identity,” Iranian Academic Association, May 14 2009, see http://www.iaadc.net/
-“Process of Globalization and Trends in Iranian Projects for Globalism,” The American Cultural society, George Washington University, April 19 2009.
-“Iran, Its foreign Policy towards the United States,” Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, U.S.A, April 9 2009
-“Patriotic Cosmopolitanism in Iran-shahri Political Culture,” Caucasus, June 2008.
-“The Genealogy of Violent Reading of Islam,” India: Patiala, Pujab university, 2007.
- “Iran’s Security Perspectives and the Greater Middle East Initiative,” in Asia-Pacific and New International Order, edited by Purnendra Jain, New York: Nova Scientific Publishers, 2006
-“Democratization Initiative and Its Adverse Impacts Over Iranian Politics,” Yıldız Technical University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, April 14th, 2006 .
-“Regional Integration and Globalization in Caspian Basin: Beyond primordial Surrealism, ”Istanbul, Turkey, September 16-19 2006
-“Iran at a Crossroad: Stabilizing democracy or destabilizing mob-rule,” National Defense University, March 21 2006.
-“The Controversy on Iran’s Nuclear Policy, Xth Liechtenstein Colloquium on ‘Iran’s Security and Role in the Region,” March 17-20th, 2005
-“Iran’s Fragile Pragmatic Foreign Policy: Proactive Positive Balance,” Antalya, Turkey, September ۲۰۰۵٫
-“The Dialectical Processes of Iranian Politics under Ahmadinejad’s Presidency a threat or an opportunity,” UCLA Conference, Athens: July ۲۰۰۵٫
-“Globalization and the Genealogy of the Political Reactions of Iranian Islamists,” a joint Brazilian-Turkish Conference, Istanbul and Ankara, 2004.
-“Iranian Version of Combining Islamic Ideology with National Interest,” International Conference on Armenia/ The South Caucasus and Foreign Policy Challenges, Michigan, Michigan University, Ann Arbor, October 21-23, 2004.
-”Ideological View and Pragmatic Action: Iran’s foreign policy towards regional cooperation: Overcoming the Impediments to Regional Cooperation,” Conference held by FRIENDS and Hanns Seidel Foundation from Germany, Islamabad, 11-12, 2004.
-”Iran’s Nuclear Issue: An Academic Reading of Iran’s Official Positions,” Persian Gulf Security Group, UCLA Conference, Dead Sea, Jordan September 9-12 2004.
-”Security and Democratization of Iran,” Persian Gulf Security Group,” UCLA Conference, Dead Sea, Jordan, September 9-12 2004
-”New Ijtihad in Islam and Democracy” (Washington, Islam and Democracy,” (June 2004.)
-”Ideological Rivalry and Political Philosophy in Islamic Iran,” (Tehran: C.C.I.S. May 2004.)
-”Democratization of Islamic Iran” “UCLA Seminar on the Middle East,” (Athens, December 2003.)
-“The Impact of Academic-Seminary on Democracy in Iran,” (Washington, Islam and Democracy, October 2003.)
-”Iran, US and Post-Saddam Iraq” UCLA Conference on the Middle East, Athens: August 2003.
-”Globalization and Diverse Islamic Political Philosophy in Iran,” Association of Political Theory, Inaugural Conference, (Grand Rapids, October 2003.)
-”Women Right in Islamic Iran” (Athens: May 2003.)
” US-Iran Relations and Arab-Israeli Conflict,” ( Athens: October 2002.)
-”Middle East Security: Learning from the Past Achievements and Failures,” UCLA Conference on Middle East.” (Geneva: October 21-25, 2001.)
-”A Comparative Approach for the Campaign against International Terrorism,” UCLA Seminar on the Middle East (Istanbul, 2001)
-”Middle East Regional Security: Learning from Past Achievements and Failures,” UCLA Seminar on the Middle East (Istanbul, 2001).
-”Middle East Security: Hardware Militarism and Software Pauperism,” UCLA Seminar on the Middle East (Geneva, 2001)
-”Globalization of Middle East Terrorism,” UCLA Seminar on the Middle East (Geneva, 2001)
-”Code of Conduct in the Middle East,” UCLA Seminar on the Middle East (Istanbul, 2001)
-”Dynamism of Change in Iran,” University of Southern California (Los Angeles, 2001)
-”The Impact of the War on Iran’s Political Culture,” Boston University (Boston, 2001)
-”US-Iranian Relations: Unequal Allies-Equal Treatment,” UCLA (Los Angeles, 2001)
-”Threats, Security Arrangements, and Crisis Management in The Middle East” UCLA
Conference on the Middle East, Cairo: 2000