Hossein Bashiriyeh

Hossein Bashiriyeh, is an Iranian scholar in political theory and political sociology, who was born in 1953 in Hamdan, Iran.

He has a B.A. from Tehran University, an M.A. from Essex University and a Ph.D. from Liverpool University, in Political Theories, he returned to Iran after the Islamic Revolution of 1979, and taught at several universities like Tehran University, Imam Sadegh University in Tehran and Bagherol-'Olum University in Qom. He resigned from Tehran University, where he was professor of political science. He is currently a professor of political science at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University .