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“Islam and Globalization,” The 36th Congress of the International
Institute of Sociology,
“Human Rights and Shirin
Ebadi, the Nobel Peace Prize Winner,” The 22 Meeting
of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis,
“Youth in the
Ethnicity, State Formation, and Underdevelopment,” Global
Partners Project Symposium and
“Diverse Reactions of Iranian-Americans to
September 11,” Annual Meeting of Center for Iranian Research and Analysis,
“The West is Best; The Rest is Messed,” the
“Social Scientists, Revolution, and the Reform Movement in
“Globalization, Localization, and Iranian Women,” The
Great Lakes Colleges Association Women's Studies Conference,
“The Iranian Student Movement before and
after the Revolution." The Center for Iranian Research and
“Caught Between Local and Global: Iranian Women and the
Struggle for Civil Society,” “The Iranian Student Movement before and after the
Revolution." The Center for Iranian Research and Analysis,
“Ethnic Identity among Second-Generation Iranians in the
“Migration and Transnational Identity: The Case of Iranians
“Second-Generation Iranians and the Question of Ethnic Identity,”
The 17th Annual Conference of CIRA, Northwestern University,
“Sociological Consequences of Khatami’s Election in
“A Comparative Analysis of Perception of Gender Roles among Iranian Women at Home and Abroad,” Conference on Gender and Society in the Muslim World Since 1800, History Department, University of London, Royal Holloway, July 3-4, 1997.
“Civil Society in Islam,”
“Developments and Challenges Facing the Three Most Promising
Institutions of Civil Society,” Center for the Iranian Research and Analysis,
Georgia Institute of Technology,
“With Men and More than Men: Power-Sharing among the Iranian
Immigrant Women,” Third Annual Conference on Culture,
“A Comparative Analysis of Iranian Women’s Perceptions of Gender
Roles,” Women Studies Program,
“Sociology between National or
International?” Annual Meeting of North Central Sociological Association,
“The Second Generation Iranians: Questions and Concerns,” The
2nd Annual Conference of Danesh Institute,
"Iranian Sociologists in the
"Iranian Women's Perception of Gender Roles",
Annual Meeting of the North Central Sociological Association,
"Task-Sharing in the Iranian Immigrant Family," Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 7-9, 1995.
"Incorporation of the
"A Critical Assessment of Efforts to Islamicize Social Sciences," Annual Meeting of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, April 29-May 1, 1994.
"Ideological Barriers to the Development of Social
"Correlates of Service Utilization Among
African-American Developmentally Disabled Elderly," (with L. and P. Dalzine and C. Martin Stanley) The North Central
"Race, Disability, and Aging: A Comparison of African-Americans with Whites," (with L. and P. Dalzine and C. Martin Stanley), An Internatioal Conference on Developmental Disability, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, April, 1993.
"Intolerance in the Iranian Islamic Culture," A
Conference on Critical Appraisal of the Iranian Culture and Society,
"Modernization of Islamic Social Thoughts," Annual
Conference of the Center for Critical Studies of Iran and the Middle East,
Hamblin University, St. Paul, Minniapolis,
"The Status of Sociology in
"Four Decades of Socioloyg
"Paradigmic Changes in the Post-Revolutionary Iranian Sociology," With Ali Lahsaizadeh, the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis (CIRA), The Center for Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan, April 5-7, 1991.
"How to Use Foreign Students as a Teaching Resource," National Conference on Teaching and Learning, The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, May 10-12, 1990.
"Hegemony of Religious Thinking and Suppression of Secular Ideologies in Post Revolutionary Iran," The 8th Annual Conference of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis (CIRA), Co-Sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies, The University of California, Berkeley, April 6-9 1990.
"The Dialectic of Change: Changing Iran, Changing Islam," The 7th Annual Conference of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis (CIRA), Co-sponsored by the Middle East Institute, Columbia University, April 7-9, 1989.
"Islam, Human Rights, and Violence," paper
presented at an International Conference on "State Organized Terror:
The Case of Violent Internal Repression,"
"Middle Eastern Sociology: Ideological and Practical
Problems," Meeting of the American Sociological Association,
"Islamization of the States
"The Status of
"From Mode of Production to Social Formation: A Case
Study of Articulation of Modes of Production," The International
Institute of Sociology, 27th Congress, the
"Iranian Pre-Capitalism: A Critique of Feudal
Thesis," Comparative Historical Sociology Roundtables, The
American Sociological Association,
"Various Explanations for the Contemporary Islamic
"The History and Sociological Characteristics of the
Women's Movement in
"Can the Sociology of Knowledge Do Away with
Epistemological Questions?" The American Sociological Association,
"Marx in/and the
"Women, Religion, and the State: Legal Developments in Twentieth Century Iran," The Conference on Law and Development in the Contemporary Societies of the Middle East, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Institute of International Studies, The University of California, Berkeley, May 28-29, 1983.
"How to Teach Sociology
"Pre-Capitalist Characteristics of Asiatic Iranian
Villages," The Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association,
17th Annual Meeting,
"The Development of Capitalism and Social Classes in Modern Iran: An Overview," the Conference on Iranian Revolution, Center for Iranian Research & Analysis, The American University, Washington, D.C., April 3-4, 1982.
"Religion and Politics: The Case of Iranian Islamic
Revolution," The Association for the Sociology of Religion, the
American Sociological Association,