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Research fellow, Middle East studies, Deakin University

Researcher and writer on political philosophy, religiosity and secularism, extremism and terrorism. Graduated with a PhD in Philosophy and theology in 2008.

Research fellow at Deakin University and former lecturer at the University of Sydney.

Former lecturer at Tehran University, Qom University, Mustansiriya University, and other Irani and Iraqi universities, and former teacher in Qom and Najaf religious seminaries.

Publications appear in several academic and journalistic platforms in English, Arabic and Persian:
- Author contributor in "Minorities in Iraqi: Memory, Identity and Challenges":
- Author of "Political Philosophy of Shiite with Emphasis on Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr Thought" (Persian)
- Author contributor in “Fundamentalism and Salafism” (Persian)
- Author contributor in "Essays on Modern Islamic Theology" (Persian)
- Editor and Author contributor of "Safavid: Culture and Civilisation” (Arabic)
- Author of several encyclopedias' articles in:
The Great Islamic Encyclopedia:
Encyclopaedia of Islamic World:


  • 2023–present
    Research fellow, Deakin University
  • 2020–2022
    Strategic Communication Advisor, Iraqi Government
  • 2013–2016
    PhD candidate at Social Justice Institute , Australian Catholic University
  • 2014–2015
    Lecturer, University of Sydney


  • 2008 
    Imam Sadiq University, PhD of Islamic Philosophy & Theology


  • 2013
    Minorities in Iraqi: Memory, Identity and Challenges,
  • 2012
    Essays on Modern Islamic Theology, Research Institute of Hawzah and University, Iran
  • 2011
    Fundamentalism and Salafism, Imam Sadiq University, Iran
  • 2009
    Safavid: Culture and Civilisation, Misbar Publisger, UAE
  • 2000
    Political Philosophy of Shiite with Emphasis on Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr Thought, Qom University, Iran