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Research assistant in Alfred Deakin Institute, Australian Catholic University

Researcher and writer on the Middle East religious and cultural crises, particularly Iraq and Iran. Graduated with a PhD in Islamic Philosophy and theology in 2008 and a Master in Islamic Philosophy in 2000.

Columnist at Al-Monitor writes for Iraq and Iran pulses and focuses on religious and cultural issues.

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

He has published several academic and journalistic works in English, Arabic and Persian related to religious affairs, societal transformations and sectarianism in the Middle East:
- 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:


  • –present
    PhD candidate at Social Justice Institute, Australian Catholic University


  • 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