Mahmood Monshipouri and Mehdi Zakerian

Dr. Mahmood Monshipouri teaches Middle Eastern Politics at San Francisco State University and the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author, most recently, of Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Era (London: Hurst & Company, forthcoming). Dr. Mehdi Zakerian teaches International Relations and Human Rights at the Islamic Azad University in Tehran, Iran. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Studies Journal (ISJ), which is published quarterly in both Persian and English and devoted to international affairs and human rights.