Hamid Dabashi is a Professor at the Columbia University in New York.
|Born||15 june 1951|
|Occupation||Professor and Author|
Biography[edit | edit source]
Hamid Dabashi was born in Ahvaz, Khuzestan in Iran on the 15th of June, 1951. He lives with his family in New York since he moved there after completing his masters from Iran. Professor Dabashi have appeared regularly on channels such as Aljazeera, CNN, The New York Times, BBC and many more.
Education[edit | edit source]
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University.
- PhD, Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1984.
Career[edit | edit source]
- Professor, Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
- Editor, Literatures and Cultures of Islamic World, Palgrave Macmillan.
- Columnist, Aljazeera.
- Columnist, Middle East Eye.
Academic Activities[edit | edit source]
- Gave lectures in numerous universities across North and Latin America, Iran, Europe and Middle East.
- Founding Member, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University
- Founding member, Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University
Books[edit | edit source]
- Being a Muslim in the World, Palgrave, 2012.
- Shi’ism: A Religion of Protest, The Belknap Press of the Harvard University, 2011.
- Muslim Studies, Aldine Transaction, 2005.
- Islamic Liberation Theology: Resisting the Empire, Routledge, 2008.
- Theology of Discontent: The Ideological Foundation of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Routledge, 2005.
- History of Islamic Philosophy, Taylor & Francis, 1996.
- Expectation of the Millennium: Shi’ism in History, New York Press, 1989.
Articles[edit | edit source]
- “The End of Islamic Ideology”, Social Research. vol. 67, no. 2, 2000, pp. 475-518
- “The Sufi Doctrine of ‘The Perfect Man’ and a View of the Hierarchical Structure of the Islamic Culture.” Islamic Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 2, 1986
Honors[edit | edit source]
- Association of American Publishers Award for Best Book in Philosophy and Religion.
- Lionel Trilling Award, Columbia University.
- Marginal Revolution Book of the Year, 2011.