Minoo Moallem

Dr Minoo Moallem is a Gender & Women’s Studies professor and the Director of Media Studies at the University of California Berkeley. She is the author of  Persian Carpets: The Nation as a Transnational Commodity (Routledge, 2018). Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Cultural Politics of Patriarchy in Iran, (University of California Press, 2005 ), and the co-editor (with Caren Kaplan and Norma Alarcon) of Between Woman and Nation: Nationalisms, Transnational Feminisms, and The State, Duke University Press, 1999. She is the guest editor of a special issue of Comparative Studies South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East on the Iranian Immigrants, Exiles, and Refugees.

Professor Moallem has also ventured into digital media. Her digital project, “Nation-on-the Move” (design by Eric Loyer), was published in Vectors. Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular.  Read her full bio and list of publications here.

AGITATE! Content by Minoo Moallem

Woman Life Freedom: A Panel on the Protests in Iran