The Origins of Modern
Reform in Iran l870-l880. Urbana: The University of Illinois Press,
Co-authored with J.
Tucker.Women in the Middle East and North Africa. in a series edited
by M. Strobel C. Johnson, Restoring Women to History. Bloomington:
Indiana University Press, 1999
Co-edited with Gary
S. Becker. The Economics of Life. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. This
book has been translated into German and Japanese, and will appear into
Chinese and Spanish.
Middle Eastern History
Selected Reading Lists and Course Outlines from American Colleges and Universities.
New York: Marks Wiener Publishing Inc., l988.
Women and Revolution
in Iran. Boulder: Westview Press, 1984.
"Women in Iran," Women's
Studies Enclyclopedia, Greenwood Press, Volume 2. pp. 743-748, 1999.
"Anjuman," The Oxford
Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World. New York and Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 1995, Vol. 1, 90-92.
"Amina Aqdas," Vol.
I, 954-55; "Anis al-Dawla," Vol. II, 74-76; "DabÓr-al-Molk Farah‚nÓ," Vol
IV, 539-540; "Darb‚r-e A'zam," Vol. VII, 20-21; and "Dary‚begÓ," in Encyclopaedia
Iranica, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, l985.
"Women in pre-Revolutionary
Iran: Historical Overview," 5-37, "Women in the Ideology of the Islamic
Republic," 195-217, and "Epilogue," 285-29l in G. Nashat, ed., Women
and Revolution in Iran, Boulder: Westview Press, l983.
"Donne nell'Iran post-revoluzionario,"
in NUOVAdwf (a quarterly journal for the study of women), No. 22,
"From Bazaar to Market:
Foreign Trade and Economic Development in Nineteenth Century Iran," Iranian
Studies, Vol. XIV, Nos. l-2, l981, 58-88.
Parvin Paidar, Women
and the Political Process in Twentieth Century Iran. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 1995, in The Middle East Journal, in Vol. 50, no
3, summer 1996, 432-433.
Vanessa Martin, Islam
and Modernism The Iranian Revolution of 1906, Syracuse: Syracuse University
Press, 1989, in Iranian Studies, Vol. 26, nos. 3-4, Summer/Fall 1993,
Kuross A. Samii, Involvement
by Invitation: American Strategies of Containment in Iran, the Penn.
State University Press: University Park, l987, Middle East Studies Association
Bulletin , Vol. 22, No. 1, July l988, 91-93.
Said A. Arjomand, ed.,
From Nationalism to Revolutionary Islam, Albany: State University
of NY. Press, l984, Iran Nameh, vol. 3, spring l987, 524-529
Gene Garthwaite, Khans
and Shahs: A Documentary Analysis of the Bakhtiyari in Iran, New York,
Cambridge University, Press, l983, American Historical Journal, Dec.
S. Bakhash, Monarchy,
Bureaucracy, and Reform Under the Qajars , in Iranian Studies,
Vol. XII, l979, l87-193
"The Role of Economics
in the Iranian Constitutional Revolution," at the First International Seminar
on the Iranian Constitutional Revolution, Tehran, August 2, 1999.
"Why History Matters,"
World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, January 28 - February 3, 1998
"Middle Eastern Perspectives
on Arms Control," Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford
University, April 3, 1991
"Iraq, Iran, and the
Gulf Crisis," Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford
University, Feb. 14, 1991
"The Gulf War and Palestine,"
Stanford-in-Government, Stanford University, Feb. 13, 1991
"Observing the Other:
19th Century European Views of Women in the Middle East," at UIC conference
entitled "Discovering Connections: Research at UIC on Women and Gender,"
April 16, 1993
"How Not to Write History,"
at a special session organized by Foundation for Iranian Studies entitled
"A Critical Look at Persian Historiography," twenty-fifth annual meeting
of the Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC., Nov. 199
and Discussant on Panels in 1990's
Discussant on four
papers on "The State of Iranian Revolution," Hoover Institution, Stanford
University, Feb. 1997.
Discussant on panel
"Religions, Fundamentalism, and Freedom" at Mont Pelerin International Conference,
in Vienna, September 1996.
Discussant on panel
dealing with Islamic Fundamentalism, at Mont Pelerin International Conference,
Cannes, September 1994.
Chair and discussant
at session on "Attitude and Accuracy in the Media Coverage of Iran," First
Biennial Conference organized by the Society for Iranian Studies, Arlington,
VA, May 1993.
Chair: "Marshall Hodgson's
Legacy to Islamic Studies: An Assessment," at the Middle east Studies Association,
Portland, Oregon, October, 1992
Discussant at Panel
on Islamic Fundamentalism, Mont Pelerin Society General Meeting, Vancouver,
Chair: "The Problem
of Nationalities in the Soviet Union," Hoover Institution, Stanford University,
Senior Research Fellow,
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1995-2000.
Associate Member, Center
for Middle East Studies, University of Chicago, June l988 - June 2001
Fellow, Institute for
the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, l988-l989
Visiting Fellow, Hoover
Institution, Stanford University, winter l981 and l984
Social Science Research
Council Grant, June l976- June l977
American Council Learned
Societies, Grant for Research, l987
Social Science Research
Council summer grant, l978
Ford Foundation grant,
University of Chicago, l968-69
Ford Foundation fellowship,
Columbia School of Journalism, l958-l959
I am preparing a monograph on the evolution of the state in the Middle East.
In this work, I am using the rational choice method to better understand the
development of this important institution.
Service to the Profession:
I have refereed articles and monographs for The Middle East Journal of International
Studies, Iranian Studies," the MacArthur Foundation, and Yale University Press
and other university presses. Elected member to the Council of the Society for
Iranian Studies, l986-1989