Abbas Barzegar is a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. He is also an Assistant Professor of Islam at Georgia State University. His scholarly research concerns the history of the Sunni-Shi’a conflict. With Richard Martin he is co-editor of the volume, Islamism: Contested Perspective of Political Islam (Stanford Univ. Press, 2009). His views have been distributed through Common Ground News and the Guardian’s Comment is Free. He received his Ph.D. in religious studies from Emory University.
PhD, Emory University