Associate Professor, Tarbiat Modares University
Abbas Manoochehri is assistant professor in political science at Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, and chairperson of the department of the political science in the International Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations (ICDC) in Tehran.
After graduating in management in 1978 from Shiraz University (Iran), he went to the U.S. to study at the University of Toledo, Ohio, where he obtained a master in political science (1980).
In 1988, he obtained a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
His main areas of interest are comparative political thought, philosophy of social science, and historical sociology of Iran.