“Five Years after 9/11: What Next for the Middle East,” Ohio Wesleyan University, September 13, 2006. 


“Islam and Gender Relations,” Nazarene University, Ohio, April 24, 2006.


“Women in Islam,” Pomona College, Californina, April 4, 2006. 


“Women in Iran,” Pomona College, Californina, April 3, 2006.


“US-Iran Relationships,” Columbus Council on World Affairs,, Delaware, April 7, 2006.


“The Reformist, Women, and Youth Movements in Iran,” The Center for the Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel, January 12, 2006.


"The Reformist Movement in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Past, Present, and Future," The Center for Gulf Studies, Haifa University, Israel, January 8, 2006.


“Islam: Beliefs,” Sagan National Colloquium, Ohio Wesleyan University, September 12, 2005.


“Iranian-American Identity,” Aliance Across the Borders, Wesley College, April 18-19, 2004.


“Iraq and the United States,” Great Decisions Seminar, Friendship Village, Columbus, Ohio, April 16, 2004.


“Islam and its Varieties,” Great Decisions Seminar, United Methodist Church, Delaware, March, 2004.


“Iranians in the United States: A Sociological View,” Kanoon Sokhan, Los Angeles, March 15, 2004.


“Future of the Iranian Women Movement,” Paltalk Group, Fadaie Organization of Iran, November 8, 2003.


“Islam and Arab Americans,”  First Presbyterian Church, Delaware, Ohio, October 19, 2003.


“Iranian Women Movement in Light of Ebadi’s Nobel Peace Prize,” Paltalk Group, Jomhourikhaan Women Group, October 25, 2003.


“Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” Tauheed, OWU, October 7, 2003.


“Iraq: an initial Assessment,” International Studies Program, OWU, September 17, 2003.


“The United States and the Middle East,” The Elks Club, Delaware, Ohio, June 19, 2003.


“The Middle East after the Iraq War: Occupation or Liberation – An Open Dialogue,” Kiwanis Club, Delaware, May 20, 2003.


“Feminism in Islam,” Otterbein College, Columbus, May 13, 2003.


“The United States in Afghanistan and Iraq,” The Grady Memorial Hospital Annual Luncheon, the Murfield Clubhouse, April 30, 2003.


“U.S.-Saudi Relations,” Great Decisions   United Methodist Church, Delaware, Ohio. March 7, 2003,


“Iraq and the United States,” Willowbrook Christian Village, February 21, 2003.


“Women in the Middle East and the Islamic World,” Delaware Rotary Club, February 24, 2003.


“Islam and the United States,” Delaware Rotary Club, February 10, 2003.


“Iranian Women in the United States: Identity and Culture,” Persian Society of Detroit, December 8, 2002.


“Islam in Perspective,” Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Marion, Ohio, October 14, 2002.


“Globalization, Islam, and Islamicists,” De Bali and Stichting Rumi, Amsterdam, the Netherland, October 2, 2002.


“Islam, Terrorism and the West,” Delaware Kiwanis Club, Delaware, March 19, 2002.


“Middle East Peace Process,” Great Decisions Seminar, Delaware, Ohio, March 8, 2002.


“The West and the Rest: Clash or Dialogue of Civilizations?” Faculty Luncheon Series, Ohio Wesleyan University, February 20, 2002.


“The Roots of Terrorism,” Great Decisions Seminar, Columbus, February 18, 2002.


“Why Do They Hate Us? The United States and the Muslim World,” Lion Club, January 21, 2002.


“The United States and Conflicts in the Middle East,” Delaware City Schools, January 3, 2002.


"The Arab-Israeli Conflict" Tauheed: The Moslem Student Association, OWU, Oct 24, 2001.


“Dealing with Iraq: Which Way Forward,” Great Decisions Seminar, Columbus, September 24, 2001.


“Attack on America,” International Studies Program, OWU, September 21, 2001.


“Islam and the West,” Delaware Rotary Club, September 17, 2001.


“Terror in the United States,” Ohio Wesleyan University, September 12, 2001.


“The Middle East at the New Millennium,” Columbus Council on World Affairs, August 28, 2001.


“Dealing with Iraq: Which Way Forward,” Great Decisions Seminar, New Albany, April 23, 2001


“The Taleban and the Bamiyan Buddhas,” Ohio Wesleyan University, March 26, 2001.


“The World Bank and the Poor,” ECHO, Ohio Wesleyan University, March 26, 2001.


“US Policy on Iraq,” Great Decisions Seminar, Delaware, Ohio, February 23, 2001.


“The Student Movement in Iran,” De Balie and Stichting Rumi, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 20, 2000.


“Islam, Rationalism, and Modernity,” International Studies Program, OWU, February 16, 2000.


"Transferring the Iranian Culture: Myths and Realities," Georgetown University, The Iranian-American Cultural Association, Washington DC, April 17, 1999.


"Role Reversal and Its Consequences in the Iranian Immigrant Family," The 3rd Annual Conference of Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Perdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 24, 1998.


"Modern Social Attitudes among Iranian Immigrant Women," The 9th International Conference of the Iranian Women’s Studies Foundations, Washington, D.C., June 26-28, 1998.