Farhad Kazemi

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Farhad Kazemi, Professor of Politics, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University.

"Middle East Studies Association: President, 1995-96; Ethics Committee, 1992-95; Board of Directors, 1985-88, 1995-98; Finance Committee, 1995; CAFMENA, 1995-96; Program Committee, l982, 1994, 2006; Ad Hoc Committee; Committee on Visiting Scholars; Nominations Committee, 1974; Book Review Editorial Committee, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, 1975-77. Society for Iranian Studies [Renamed International Society for Iranian Studies]: President, 1998-99; Council Member,1967-77, 1992-95; Treasurer, 1968-69; Executive Secretary, 1971-75; Editor of Iranian Studies (with E. Abrahamian), 1982-86; Editorial Board, Iranian Studies, 1991-present.

"American Institute of Iranian Studies: Trustee-at-large, 1976-80; Executive Committee, 1979-80; Nominations Committee (Chair), 1995, 1998; New York University trustee at the Institute, 1981-2005. International Society of Political Psychology: Sanford Award Committee, 1989. American Political Science Association: Franklin L. Burdette/Pi Sigma Alpha Award Committee (Chair), 1995-96...

"Grant Reviewer: National Endowment for the Humanities; New York University Research Challenge Fund; New York University Curricular Challenge Fund; American Friends of the Middle East US-Iran Bicentennial Grants, 1976; Fulbright-Hays; Social Science Research Council; Rockefeller Foundation; Israel Science Foundation; United States Institute of Peace; National Science Foundation; IREX; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation." [1]

Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants [3]

  • 2006-2010: Title VI, National Resource Center and Foreign Language and Areas Studies (FLAS) for Middle Easter Studies, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU, for a four-year cycle.
  • 2004-2006: Aramco Funds for Kevorkian Center Outreach.
  • 2005-2006: Hagop Kevorkian Fund, grants for two conferences on art and culture in the Middle East.
  • 2005-2006: Institute of Turkish Studies, grant for Ottoman Salnameh books for NYU’s Bobst Library.
  • 2003: US Department of State, grant for travel and expenses (Washington DC, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, France) as an appointed member of the “US Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World.”
  • 2002: AMIDEAST, grant for travel and lecture in the Persian Gulf countries (UAE, Bahrain, Oman) on US society and universities after 9/11, sponsored by the Public Diplomacy division of the US Department of State.
  • 1999: Rockefeller Foundation, grant for an international conference/workshop on "Iran and the Middle East: Toward a Cross-cultural Dialogue."
  • 1997: St. Antony's College, Oxford University, for research on "Political Reform in the Middle East."
  • 1998, 1995, (also 1987, 1980): United States Information Agency, grants for travel and lectures in Qatar, Israel, Jordan, and Germany, UAE, Kuwait.
  • 1993-94: Rockefeller Foundation (with Augustus Richard Norton), (a) grant for a conference in Bellagio, Italy for the project on "The Civil Society in the Middle East;" (b) Scholar-in-residence, Bellagio (summer 1994); (c) Documentary film on civil society.
  • 1992-93, 1993-95: Ford Foundation (with Augustus Richard Norton), two grants for the project on "The Civil Society in the Middle East."
  • 1991: Ford Foundation, grant for travel and lectures on the Middle East to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan.
  • 1989-91: Grants and fund-raising for the Graduate School of Arts and Science, including Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowships, Mellon European Fellowship, etc., New York University.
  • 1987: U.S. Department of State, grant for preparation of a monograph on "Politics and Culture in Iran." [Part of 18-country studies, Samuel H. Barnes, University of Michigan, principal investigator].
  • 1986: Hagop Kevorkian Fund, grant for preparation of an edited volume on the Middle East (with R.D. McChesney).

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  1. Farhad Kazemi CV, New York University, accessed March 17, 2009.
  2. Trustees, American University in Cairo, accessed February 8, 2011.
  3. Farhad Kazemi CV, New York University, accessed March 17, 2009.