Board Member, The Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Prudue University, 2005-Present.
Coordinator for Turkey, The Global Partner Program, Associated Colleges of the South and Great Lake College Associaton, 2002-2009.
Coordinator and Liasion, Chicago Center (formerly Urban Life Center), Adrian College (1984-93), Ohio Wesleyan University (2003-2009).
Coordinator and Advisor, Model Arab League, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1993-2009.
Advisor, Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honorary Society), Ohio Wesleyan University, 1993-2009.
Review Editor, Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, 2002-2006.
Executive Director, The Center for Iranian Research and Analysis, 1993-1995.
Member of the Board, the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis, 1993-2006.
Member, Evaluation Team, The Great Lake Colleges Associaton, June-September, 1999.
Member, Board of Directors, The Great Lake College Association, 1999-2002.
Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2000-2002.
Chair, Race, Ethnic & Gender Equality Committee, North Central Sociological Association, 1999-2000.
Council Member, The North Central Sociological Association, 1995-96.
Founder & Executive Officer, The Association of Iranian Sociologists in North America, 1992-95.
Editor, Michigan Sociological Review, 1989-1994.
Editorial Board, Pazhvak, Persian Journal of the Iranian Cultural Society, Ohio, 1991-2000.
Member of Advisory & Editorial Board, Critique; A Journal of Critical Studies of Iran and the Middle East, 1992-1998.
Member, Editorial Board, Women and International Development Annals, Westview Press, 1989-90.
Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Adrian College, 1987-1991.
President, Michigan Sociological Association, Michigan, 1987-88.
Vice-President, Michigan Sociological Association, Michigan, 1986-87.
Liaison Coordinator for the Middle East, Committee on World Sociology, American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., 1985-1995.
Member, Editorial Board, Working Papers, Women in International Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1983-1998.