Mohammad Rafi

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Lecturer, European Languages and Studies
School of Humanities
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2016, German Studies
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2008, German Philosophy
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2005, Political Science
Phone: (949)824-1964
University of California, Irvine

Mail Code: 3385
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Nationalism, Philosophy
German Institute of Global and Area Studies-GIGA (Hamburg, Germany)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
2016: Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Middle East Studies

University of California, Irvine (Humanities Core Program)
2016-2019: Lecturer

Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies (University of California, Irvine)2019-2020: Scholar in Residence
“Why do some Iranians in the Diaspora Support a War against Iran?” Responsible Statecraft (Quincy Institute), January 15th, 2020.

“When it Comes to War with Iran: Less is not More.” TELOS Scope, May 27th, 2019.

“Universal Ideology in the Great War: Germany’s Role in the Formation of Iranian Nationalism.” TELOS Scope, March 17th, 2015.

“Re-Working the Philosophy of Martin Heidegger: Iran’s Revolution of 1979 and its Quest for Cultural Authenticity.” TELOS Scope, April 19th, 2013.
2015-2016 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship ($10,000)
Research Centers
Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies
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