Farzin Vahdat

Farzin Vahdat is a sociologist working on conditions and notions of modernity and their applications to Iran, Islam and the Muslim world. He is the author of “God and Juggernaut: Iran’s Intellectual Encounter with Modernity.” His forthcoming book is entitled “Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity,” which analyses major elements of contemporary Muslim thought in relation to modern world. He is also author of numerous articles, some of which have been translated into different languages. Vahdat has taught at Tufts, Harvard, and Yale Universities, as well as Vassar College