Mehrzad Boroujerdi

Director, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

USA / Iran

Mr. Boroujerdi is the Director of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech (USA). He was previously a professor of Political Science at Syracuse University and is the author and editor of the books Postrevolutionary Iran: A Political Handbook (2018), Mirror for the Muslim Prince (2013) and Iranian Intellectuals and the West (1996). Mr. Boroujerdi has also been a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard University, the University of Texas-Austin, and was a visiting scholar at UCLA. He was also the president of the Association for Iranian Studies, a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute (Washington, D.C.), and a Co-PI of Iran Data Portal. He graduated from the American University (Washington, D.C.) and the Boston University.