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Mohammad A.

Mission Viejo, CA

$60/hour

Professor of History and Political Science

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Alumnus University of California, Riverside
PhD
Portland State University
Master's

Education

Alumnus University of California, Riverside (PhD)

Portland State University (Master's)

About Mohammad

Biography

Dr. Mohammad Amjad received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside in 1986 and has done Post-doctoral research in University of California, Berkeley and UCLA. He has taught in California, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Iran. While in Iran, he taught at various universities including Imam Sadegh University, Tarbyat Mdarres University and Azad University of Iran. His superb pedagogic methods granted him Azad University’s Outstanding Professor of the year in 2008. He is broadly trained in Political Science, but his areas of expertise include Iran, Middle East, International Security, Human Rights, Islamic Revivalism, Radical Islam, and US-Muslim World Relations. He is currently an independent scholar and is working on a book about ISIS.

Mohammad Amjad has served in the editorial board of several academic journals including the Journal of Law and Politics, Cultural Studies Journal, and Journal of Politics (Iran) as well as Digest of Middle East Studies (US).

He has also served as the editor-in-chief of Journal of Law and Politics.

Professor Amjad has published more than 40 books, research papers and journal articles in English and Persian. His book, Iran from Royal Dictatorship to Theocracy (Greenwood Press, 1989) was nominated as “one of the outstanding academic books of 1989” by Choice Magazine. This book has been translated into Persian by Baz Press in 2000. His publications include: “September 11 and the Mushrooming of Conspiracy Theories” (Journal of Politics, 2008), “An Overview of the Causes of Iraq Invasion” (Journal of Law and Politics, 2007), “The Impact of Internet on E-Democracy and E-Governance” (International Studies Journal, 2004), and Theory of Integration and The Organization of the Islamic Conference” (Imam Sadegh University Quarterly Journal, 2007).

Mohammad Amjad has also held various academic administrative positions including: Director, Center for Middle East Studies (College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 1989-1991), Director, International Scientific Exchange Program (School of International Relations, Tehran, Iran, 1999-2000), Director, Azad University’s Research Office (Central Tehran Campus, 2002-2003), Azad University’s Political Science Promotion and Tenure Committee (covering all 350 Azad University Campuses, 2005-2008), and Dean, College of Law and Political Science (Azad University of Iran, Science and Research Campus, 2005-2008).
Biography

Dr. Mohammad Amjad received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside in 1986 and has done Post-doctoral research in University of California, Berkeley and UCLA. He has taught in California, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Iran. While in Iran, he taught at various universities including Imam Sadegh
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Travels within 20 miles of Mission Viejo, CA 92692
In-person lessons
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Political Science,
World History

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Political Science

I have a Ph.D. in political science and have taught the subject for over two decades.

Alumnus University of California, Riverside
PhD
Portland State University
Master's

Education

Alumnus University of California, Riverside (PhD)

Portland State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Travel policy

Mohammad will travel within 20 miles of Mission Viejo, CA 92692.