teaches Tavaana's Introduction to Iranian Civil Society course and led a series of four live, public Tavaana webinars
on Social Entrepreneurship.
The "Introduction to Iranian Civil Society" course covers the legal and historical foundations of Iranian civil society, focusing on the development of these in the areas of labor and trade, art and culture, politics, religion, media, women and youth, and education.
The course features guest lecturers with experience in these fields.
is among Iran's prominent sociologists and media analysts.
Currently he is an analyst for Radio Free Europe and Radio Farda.
From 2009 to 2010, he
was a visiting scholar at Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies
Before joining SBIGS in 2009, he was an associate professor at Glenville State College, a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University, and an International Policy Fellow at the Open Society Institute.
Before moving to the U.S. in 2000, Mr. Mohammadi
worked in workshops to draft legislation in Iran.
He also taught college courses on politics, media and religion, and was a consultant with a number of Iranian press centers, public institutions, and research centers.
is the author of several books on Iranian society.