• Ph. D., Economics, Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research (1988)

• M. A., Economics, Queens College (City University of New York)

• B. A., Economics, Tehran University (Iran)

• High School: Juveini High School, Quchan (Iran)

• Middle School: Nader Shah-e Afshar High School, Bajgeeran (Iran)

• Elementary School: Oghaz Roodaki Public School, Oghaz (Iran)

Languages: Kurdish and Persian, Fluent; Arabic, reading ability

Areas of Teaching and Research Interests:

• International Political Economy/International Trade/International Finance

• Development Economics

• Comparative Economic Systems

• Economic History

• History of Economic thought

• Macroeconomics

Professor Hossein-zadeh taught economics at Drake University (Des Moines, Iowa) from the fall of 1988 until the spring of 2011. Before that (and while doing his graduate work in New York City) he taught (on a part-time/adjunct basis) in a number of economic departments in New York metropolitan area, including Lehman College, Manhattan College, Long Island University (the Brooklyn Campus), La Guardia Community College, and St. Petersburg College (Jersey City, New Jersey).


Honors and Awards:

• Harry I. Wolk Research Award/CBPA Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award (2008-09)

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (June 2008-May 2009)

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (June 2006-May 2007)

• Faculty Development Fund, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, June 2006-May 2007

• Center for the Humanities (Drake University), Research Leave Grant, Fall 2004

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (June 2003-May 2004)

• Faculty Development Fund, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, June 2003-May 2004

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (1999-2000)

• Elsworth and Sylvia Woods Fund for the Study of International Relations (Spring 2000)

• Center for the Humanities (Drake University) research grant (Summer 1998)

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (1994-95)

• Center for the Humanities (Drake University) research grant (fall 1994)

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (1991-92)

• The Stanley Foundation Middle East Studies Grant (spring-summer 1991)

• Drake University Faculty Development Award (fall 1990)

• Drake University Faculty Research Grant (1989-90)

• John D. and Catherine T. McArthur Foundation research grant (summer 1988)

• Graduate Faculty Dissertation Grant, New School for Social Research (1985-86)


Publications: for publications please click here.


Book Reviews:

A. Long Reviews:

Arise Ye Mighty People! Gender, Class and Race in Popular Struggles, by Terisa E. Turner with Bryan J. Ferguson (eds.), reviewed in: Third World Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 4 (1995).

•  Islamic Economic Systems, by Farhad Nomani and Ali Rahnema, Zed Books, 1994; reviewed in: CIRA Newsletter (CIRA stands for Center for Iranian Research and Analysis), Vol. 10, No. 1 (Fall 1994).

On the Dynamics of Growth and Debt, by Casper van Ewijk, NY: Oxford University Press, 1991; reviewed in: Southern Economic Journal (Fall 1993).

Reforming the Ruble: Monetary Aspects of Perestroika, edited by Josef Brada and Michael P. Claudon, NY: New York University Press, 1990; reviewed in: Southern Economic Journal (Spring 1992).

Perestroika in Perspective:  The Design and Dilemmas of Soviet Reform, by Padma Desai, Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press, 1989; reviewed in: Southern Economic Journal (Fall 1990).

Gorbachev’s Economic Strategy in the Third World, by Giovanni Graziani.  NY:  Praeger, 1990; reviewed in: Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. XXXII, No. 3 (Fall 1990).


B. Short Reviews (for CHOICE  Magazine):

After War: the Political Economy of Exporting Democracy, by Coyne, Christopher J. (Stanford, 2008), reviewed in the August 2008 issue of CHOICE.

Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, et al. 3rd ed. (Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2007), reviewed in the June 2008 issue of CHOICE.

The Elgar Companion to Development Studies, ed. by David A. Clark (E. Elgar, 2006), reviewed in the August 2007 issue of CHOICE.

Reform and Growth: Evaluating the World Bank Experience, ed. by Ajay Chhibber, R. Kyle Peters, and Barbara J. Yale (Transaction Books, 2006), reviewed in the June 2006 issue of CHOICE.

The Economics of Microfinance, by Beatriz Armend D́ariz de Aghion and Jonathan Morduc (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005), reviewed in the February 2006 issue of CHOICE.

Rethinking Development Economics (ed.), by Ha-Joon Chang (Anthem Press, 2003), reviewed in the March 2004 issue of CHOICE.

The Next Crisis? Direct and Equity Investment in Developing Countries, by David Woodward (London and New York: Zed Books, 2001), reviewed in the March 2002 issue of CHOICE.

Frontiers of Development Economics: The Future in Perspective, ed. by Gerald M. Meier and Joseph E. Stiglitz (World Bank/Oxford: 2001), reviewed in the September 2001 issue of CHOICE.

The Political Economy of Imperialism: Critical Appraisals, ed. by Ronald H. Chilcote (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), reviewed in the June 2001 issue of CHOICE.

Global Poverty, Democracy and North-South Change, by Steven Langdon (Garamond Press, Ont. Canada, 1999), reviewed in the March 2000issue of CHOICE.

Development and Underdevelopment: the Political Economy of global inequality, ed. by Mitchell A. Seligson and John T. Passe-Smith, 2nd ed.  L. Rienner, 1998, reviewed in the January 1999 issue of CHOICE.

The West and the Third World: Trade, Colonialism, Dependence and Development, by D. K. Fieldhouse, Blackwell, 1999, reviewed in the July/August 2000 issue of CHOICE.

Globalization and the Postcolonial World: the New Political Economy of Development, by Ankie Hoogvelt, Johns Hopkins, 1997, reviewed in the February 1998 issue of CHOICE.

Developing Countries and the Multilateral Trading System: From the GATT to the Uruguay Round and the Future, by Srinivasan, T.N.  Westview Press, 1998, reviewed in June 1998 issue of CHOICE.

Handbook on the Globalization of the World Economy, ed. by Amnon Levy-Livermore, E. Elgar, 1998, reviewed in the November 1998 issue of CHOICE.

Society, State and Market: A Guide to Competing Theories of Development, by John Martinussen, Zed Books, 1997, reviewed in the September 1997 issue of CHOICE.

Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study, by Robert J. Barro, MIT Press, 1997, reviewed in the November 1997 issue of CHOICE.

Development in the Third World: From Policy Failure to Policy Reform, by Kempe R. Hope, M.E. Sharpe, 1996, reviewed in the July/August 1996 issue of CHOICE.

Paradigms in Economic Development: Classic Perspective, Critiques, and Reflections, edited by Rajani Kanth, M.E. Sharpe, 1994, reviewed in the September 1994 issue of CHOICE.

Islamic Development Policy: the Agrarian Question in Iran, by Asghar Schirazi (translated by P.J. Ziess-Lawrence), L. Rienner, 1993, reviewed in the March 1994 issue of CHOICE.

The Rocky Road to Reform: Adjustment, Income Distribution, and Growth in the Developing World, edited by Lance Taylor, The MIT Press, 1993, reviewed in the December 1993 issue of CHOICE.


Scholarly Papers Presented at Professional Conferences:

• “Making Sense of this Economic Crisis,” paper presented at the annual conference of American Economic Association, Atlanta, GA, 3-5 January 2010.

• “Are They Really Oil Wars?” Annual Conference of the Global Studies Association, Pace University, June 6-8, 2008.

• “Hidden Costs of War and Military Spending,” Faculty Colloquium Series (College of Business and Public Administration) and Center for Global Citizenship, Drake University, December 7, 2007.

• “Domestic Imperialism: How recent U.S. wars of choice, driven largely by war profiteering, are plundering not only the conquered and the occupied abroad, but also the overwhelming majority of U.S. citizens and their resources at home,” Annual Conference of the Global Studies Association, UC Irvine, May 17-20, 2007.

• “Escalating U.S. Military Spending: Income Redistribution in Disguise,” Annual Conference of the Left Forum, The Cooper Union, New York City, March 9-11, 2007.

• “Making Sense of the Recent U.S. Wars of Choice,” International Affairs Program, New School for Social Research, New York City, March 15, 2007.

• “Origins of the Recent Wars of Choice—and Their Impact on U.S. Global Markets,” Annual Symposium of the Center for Global Trade and Development, Chapman University, CA, April 6-8, 2006.

• “Social vs. Military Spending: How the Pentagon Budget Crowds out Public Infrastructure and Aggravates Natural Disasters—the Case of Hurricane Katrina,” Conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Science, Los Vegas, February 23-25, 2006.

• “Military Spending, Supply-Side Economics, and Destruction of New Orleans,” Rethinking Marxism 2006 Conference, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, October 26-28, 2006.

• “Destruction of New Orleans: Natural or Policy Disaster,” Faculty Colloquium Series, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, February 17, 2006.

• “The Muslim World and the West: The Roots of Conflict,” Faculty Colloquium Series, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, April 2, 2004.

• “Economic Forces and Implications of the U.S. Drive to War,” Faculty Colloquium Series, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, October 25, 2002.

• “The Development of Capitalism and the Emergence of Centrist Politics in the Power Struggle in Iran,” Faculty Colloquium Series, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, November 16, 2001.

• “Making Sense of the Current US Economic Expansion—A Long Wave Approach and a Critique.” (Co-authored with Anthony Gabb of St. Johns University), Allied Social Science Associations, Boston, January 7-9, 2000.

• “Long Waves of Capitalist Development and the Future of Capitalism.” Allied social Science Associations, New York, January 4-6, 1999.

• “Globalization and the Need for International Labor Solidarity.” Allied Social Science Associations, Chicago, January 3-5, 1998.

• “Determinants of Presidential Economic Policies: the Case of Clintonomics.” Allied Social Science Associations, New Orleans, January 3-6, 1997.

• “Structural Adjustment Program and Inflation Controversy in Iran–Domestic Money Supply or Balance of Payments Problems?” Eastern Economic Association, New York City, March 17-19, 1995.

• “Labor and NAFTA: A Global Strategy for the Global Economy.” Eastern Economic Association, Boston, MA, March 18-20, 1994.

• “How Finance Capital Cripples Industrial Capital.” Allied Social Science Associations, Anaheim, CA, January 5-7, 1993.

• “The Political Economy of the Persian Gulf War.” Allied Social Science Associations, New Orleans, January 3-5, 1992.

• “Glasnost and the Contemporary Cultural Life in the Soviet Union.” Paper presented to the Symposium, “Between Spring and Summer: Soviet Conceptual Art in the Era of Late Communism,” Des Moines Art Center, February 23, 1991.

• “A Balance Sheet of the Gulf War.” paper presented to a Symposium on “Background to the Current Conflict in the Middle East,” sponsored by the Iowa Peace Institute, The Stanley Foundation, the Area Education Agency, and the Iowa Global Education Association; Fort Dodge: Iowa Central Community College, February 25, 1991.

• “Gorbachev’s Economic Reforms in Crisis.” Allied Social Science Association, Washington, D. C., December 28-30, 1990.

• “Behind the Invasion of Kuwait.” Paper presented to the workshop on “Background to Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues,” sponsored by the Loess Hills Area Education Agency, the Iowa Peace Institute, the Stanley foundation and the Iowa Global Education Association (Loes Hills Area Education Agency, Council Bluffs, Iowa), October 29, 1990.

•”Economic Determinants of Glasnost and Perestroika.” Allied Social Science Association, Atlanta, GA, December 28-30, 1989.

•”The Crisis of Third World Debt: Is There a Way Out?” Allied Social Science Association, New York City, December 28-30, 1988.

•”East-West Economic Relations and the Evolution of the Soviet Theory of Third World Development.” Symposium on Third World Economic Development in the Context of US/USSR Relations, Peace Studies Center, Cornell University, May 1-2, 1987.

• “David Ricardo and Modern Monetarists.” Paper presented at the annual educational conference of Union for Radical Political Economics (Summer 1985).

•”An Evaluation of the Modeling of Production in Light of Time and Sequencing Factors.” Paper presented to a seminar on Production Models at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research (May 1984).


Further (Miscellaneous) Scholarly/Professional Activities:

• Invited Speaker, “Effects of Economic Sanctions on the Iranian Economy—and Society,” Progressive Coalition of Central Iowa, Drake University, 101 Meredith Hall, June 24, 2009.

• Invited Speaker, “Economic Effects of Wall Street Rescue/Bailout Plans,” Iowa Treasury Management Association” (Courtyard by Marriott, Ankeny, Iowa), January 8, 2009.

• Invited Speaker, “Making Sense of the Current Energy Price Hikes,” Des Moines Kiwanis Club (at Westminister Presbyterian Church), July 10, 2008.

• Invited Speaker, “The Impact of War and Military Spending on Non-Military Public Spending,” Women for Stronger America (Des Moines, Iowa), May 8, 2008.

• “Learning about Iran and Avoiding War,” a presentation (along with Dr. David Drake) and discussion on ways to promoting diplomacy and/or negotiation with Iran in the hope of preventing war with that country, sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee and the Iowa Task Force to Prevent the Bombing of Iran, Des Moines Public Library, February 21, 2008.

• “Skyrocketing oil prices and the economy,” Commentary, The Des Moines Register (November 3, 2007), p. 2D.

• Presentation/discussion and book signing, Ames Public Library (Ames, Iowa), October 20, 2007.

• Presentation/discussion and book signing, Borders Bookstore (West Des Moines, Iowa), September 29, 2007.

• Invited Speaker, “The Roots of the Continuing Conflict between Iran and the United States,” Ames Public Library, Ames, Iowa, April 22, 2007.

• Invited Speaker, “Parasitic Militarism: Waging Wars to Appropriate the Lion’s Share of Tax Dollars,” Cedar Rapids Peace Center, Cedar Rapids, April 20, 2007.

• Invited Speaker, “Making Sense of the Recent U.S. Wars of Choice,” International Affairs Program, New School for Social Research, New York City, March 15, 2007.

• Invited Speaker, “Making Sense of the Iran Controversy,” Central Presbyterian Church, May 20, 2006 (sponsored by the Iowa United Nations Association, Des Moines Chapter).

• Invited Speaker, “The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism,” sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Central Region Office, 4211 Grand Ave, May 18, 2006.

• Guest Speaker, “Is Islam Incompatible with Modernization?” Central Presbyterian Church, May 29, 2004 (sponsored by the Iowa United Nations Association, Des Moines Chapter).

• Guest Speaker, “Understanding the Muslim Rage,” Robert Ray Friends of Drake, Drake University (233 Meredith Hall), April 1, 2004.

• Discussant, “Issues in Marxian theory,” Allied Social Science Association conference, San Diego, CA, January 3-5, 2004.

• Invited Speaker, “An Unholy Alliance and a Proxy War,” National Lawyers Guild (Midwest Regional Conference), Held at Drake University, April 11-12, 2003.

• Invited Speaker, “Understanding the Middle Eastern Conflict(s),” Des Moines Human Rights Commission, 16th Annual Human Rights Symposium, May 2, 2002.

• Guest Speaker, “Understanding the Roots of Terrorism,” All Iowa Anti-War Convergence, Drake University, April 13, 2002.

• Invited Speaker, “September 11th and the War on Terrorism: an Alternative view,” a public lecture, Iowa State University, April 18, 2002.

• Discussant, “The Future Demise of the Social Structure of Accumulation in East Asia,” American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, January 5-7, 2001.

• Principal Speaker, “Understanding this Economic Expansion?” presented to Omicron, Delta, Epsilon, Economics Honor Society, April 10, 2000, Aliber 101.

• Discussant, “Social Conflict and Economic Development in the Middle East,” Allied Social Science Associations, New York City, January 5-7, 2000.

• Discussant, “Trade, Distribution, and Unequal Exchange,” Allied Social Science Associations, Washington, DC, January 6-8, 1995.

• Guest speaker, “The Oil and the Gulf War,” The Energy and Self-Reliance Center (Des Moines, Iowa) January 11, 1991.

• Principal Speaker, “Is There a Peaceful Solution to the Gulf Crisis?” Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines Campus, February 21, 1991.

• Discussion moderator, “Open Forum on the War in the Persian Gulf,” Drake University, January 25, 1991.

• Guest Speaker, “who Are the Kurds?” Urbandale Kuwanis Club, Urbandale, IA, July 10, 1991.

• Guest speaker, “Limits to Gorbachev’s Reforms,” Des Moines High Twelve Club No.4 (Park Inn, Des Moines), July 27, 1990.

• Participant, “Round Table Discussion on the Middle East Crisis,” Iowa Peace Institute, Grinnell College, August 31, 1990.

• Principal Speaker, “Perestroika and the Future of Socialism,” Drake University, April 18, 1990.

• Discussant, “Marxism Now: Traditions and Differences,” University of Massachusetts at Amherst, November 30—December 2, 1989.


Interviews With and News Analyses for the Media:

• October 3, 2014, interview with George Maurer of KWG Radio (Key West, FL) on the impact of US economic sanctions on the Iranian economy/government.

• August 26, 2014, interview with Richard Estes, producer of “Speaking in Tongue” on KDVS 90.3 FM, UC Davis (CA), on the Iran Nuclear negotiations.

• February 15, 2012, interview with Troy Williams, producer of “RadioActive” on KRCL in Salt Lake City, on the US/Israeli move toward war against Iran.

• February 24, 2012, interview with Richard Estes, producer of “Speaking in Tongue” on KDVS 90.3 FM in Davis (CA), on the “globalization of militarism.”

• July 26, 2010, interview with Ed & Lynn Fallon (Fallon Forum), 98.3 WOW-FM Talk Radio, on the governments “finance reform bill 2010.”

• July 12, 2010, interview with Michele Paris of, an online Italian magazine, on the occasion of the anniversary of the controversial 2009 Presidential election in Iran. The interview was published in the July 16, 2010, issue of

• July 10, 2010, Interview with M. Amirian of IRNA (Islamic Republic News Agency) on the reasons and the likely consequences of the tightening of economic sanctions on Iran by the U.S. and its allies. The interview was published in the July 14, 2010, issue of IRNA.

• May 21, 2010, Interview with Richard Estes of KDVS 90.3 FM Radio in Davis, California, on the ongoing financial Turbulence in Europe, especially in Greece.

• February 5, 2010, Interview with Roya Tahzibi of IRNA (Islamic Republic National News Agency) on the Obama administration’s policy toward Iran.

• July 3, 2009, interview with Katherine Perkins of Iowa Public Radio on the role of economics in the presidential election in Iran.

• June 18, 2009, interview with Reid Forgrave of The Des Moines Register on the Presidential Election in Iran. The interview was featured in the Register, pp. 1A & 13A.

• February 3, 2009, interview with George Maurer of KWG Radio (Key West, FL) on how/why government’s misguided plans to rescue/bailout the insolvent mega banks are prolonging this recession.

• November 12, 2008, Interview with C. S. Soong of KPFA 94.1 Radio (Berkeley, CA) on the role of sub-prime lending in the current financial meltdown.

• October 15, 2008, interview with George Maurer of KWG Radio (Key West, FL) on the “competing economic/financial recovery plans.”

• October 14, 2008, Interview with Sabastian Moll, Correspondent for the German Newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau, on “the impact of the current financial crisis on international relations.”

• July 26, 2008, Interview with Chuck Mertz of WNUR 89.3 FM radio (Chicago) on various aspects of the economic consequences of military spending.

• May 22, 2008, Interview with Christina Palladino of Channel 5 TV (local ABC affiliate) on the “factors behind the rising price of oil/gasoline.”

• March 18, 2008, Interview with Jeneane Beck on Iowa Public Television (The Iowa Journal program) on the “impact of war and military spending on Iowa.”

• March 17, 2008, Interview with Emily Price of Channel 8 TV (local CBS affiliate) on the “real estate melt-down.”

• February 21, 2008, interview with Roger Yeardley, Curved Air WAIF 88.3 FM, Cincinnati, OH.

• February 11, 2008, interview with Scott Hall, KAXE Radio, NPR Affiliate, Grand Rapids, MN.

• February 6, 2008, interview with Bruce Wadzeck, Transitions New Jersey Networks Radio (syndicated NPR), New Jersey (broadcast in Trenton, Berlin, Susfix, Ridgeton, Atlantic City, Manahocken, and Cape May).

• February 1, 2008, interview with Laurel Blankinship-Avalon, Peace and Social Justice-KZFR Radio, Chico, CA.

• January 29, 2008, KAOS 89.3 FM Olympia Community Radio, The Evergreen State College, WA, John Ford (host).

• January 15, 2008, KVMR 89.5 FM Radio, Nevada City, CA, Mike Thornton (host).

• January 14, 2008, KVON 1440 AM Radio, “Late Mornings, Napa, CA, Jeff Shechtman (host).

• January 14, 2008, WWW OZNET KSU Radio, “Perspectives,” Richard Baker (host).

• January 12, 2008, WFNY, Free Forum, WFNY-FM, New York, Bob Salter (host).

• January 12, 2008, WXXM, The Mic 92.1, Madison’s Progressive Talk, Wisconsin (WI), Sunday Journal with Stu Lavitan as host.

• January 11, 2008, Voices of Our World Radio, nationally syndicated to over 100 stations, Michael Jones (host).

• January 11, 2008, LibRadio, Black Star Media, Inglewood, CA, Keidi Obi Awadu (host).

• January 10, 2008, KSFR 90.7 FM, Santa Fe Radio Café, Mary-Charlette Domandi (host).

• January 9, 2008, WRIF-FM, WCSX-FM, WMGC-AM, Detroit, The Peter Werbe Show.

• January 9, 2008, WPFW 89.3 FM Radio, “What’s at Stake,” Washington, D. C., Verna Avery Brown (host).

• January 8, 208, KWMV Radio, “America Off-Line,” Point Reyes, CA, Jonathan Row (host).

• January 8, 2008, WBAI Radio, New York City, Andrea Sears (host).

• January 8, 2008, WORT 89.9 FM, Madison, WI, Stan Woodard Show.

• January 7, 2008, KPHX, “Air America Phoenix,” The Jeff Farias Show.

• January 7, 2008, KPOJ 620 AM, “Tom Harman Show,” Portland, OR, Carl Wolfson  (Host).

• January 7, 2008, WWRL-AM, “Drivetime Dialogue,” New York’s Air America affiliate, Jeff Haveson (producer/host).

• January 1, 2008, KUCI 88.9 FM, Weekly Signals, Irvine, CA—Nathan Callahan and Mike Kaspar (hosts).

• December 3, 20007, interview with Bill Resnik of KBOO 90.7 Radio, Portland, OR, on the impact of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran, and the potential consequences of a U.S. military action against that country.

• November 6, 2007, interview with Sloan Woodward of the local (Des Moines) ABC News on the causes and economic consequences of the rising energy costs.

• March 20, 2007, interview with Lenny Charles (Producer) of INN World report television station, New York City, on the opportunity costs of US military spending in terms of forgone non-military public spending.

• December 27, 2006, interview with Lenny Charles (Producer) of INN World report television station, New York City, on the infrastructural reconstruction in Iraq.

• November 24, 2006, interview with Hassen Inayat of Channel Islam International television, South Africa, on the intellectual and modernization challenges of the Muslim world.

• November 4, 2006, interview with Reza Shirazi of Fairfax Public Access TV Channel 30, Virginia, on the impact of war on US global markets.

• November 3, 2006, interview with Mike Hassibi of Channel One television, Los Angeles, about my book, The Political Economy of U.S. Militarism.

• October 1, 2006, interview with Bill Resnik of KBOO 90.7 Radio, Portland, OR, on the controversy surrounding Iran’s nuclear technology.

• September 14, 2006, interview with Michelle Anderson of Times Delphic, student newspaper at Drake University, on various issues discussed in my book. The interview was featured in the September 18, 2006 issue of TD.

• August 31, 2006, interview with Reza Shirazi of Fairfax Public Access TV Channel 30, Virginia, on the impact of the Iraq war on the price of oil.

• August 30, 2006, interview with Bill Nicholson of USA Today on the ongoing dispute over Iran’s nuclear energy program. Segments of the interview were published in the August 31, 2006 issue of the paper.

• September 6, 2004, interview with KPFA Radio, 94.1 FM, San Francisco, on the economic impact of the Iraq war.

• February 17, 2003, interview, with Bill Resnik of BKOO Radio, Portland, OR, on the driving forces behind the rush to war against Iraq.

• October 25, 2002, interview, Radio Iowa Network, on the Muslim World reaction to the 9/11 attacks.

• January 7, 2000, interview with Louis Uchitell of the New York Times on the status of the U.S. economy; part of the interview was quoted in the January 16th issue of the New York Times.

• February 6, 1991, interview with George Clifford III, The Register Staff Writer, on the Role of Iran in the Gulf War. The text of the interview was published in the February 7, 1991 issue of The Register, pp. A1 & M4, under the title, “Iran `Playing Cards Wisely’ Against Pair of Bitter Enemies.”

• January 16, 1991, interview with Steve Perry, Editor of City Pages, on the Gulf Crisis. The text of the interview was published in the January 23, 1991 issue of the paper, p. 13, under the headline “Why We Are in the Gulf.”

• January 12, 1991, interview with Kathy Bergstrom, Staff Writer of The Messenger; on the war in the Persian Gulf. Excerpts of the interview were subsequently published in the Paper.

• January 10, 1991, interview with Kevin Potter, Chief Staff Writer, The Times Delphic, on the future of the Gulf war. The text of the interview was published in the January 17, 1991 issue of the paper, p. 1, under the headline “Professor Talk of War Concerns.”

• January 11, 1991, interview with WHO Radio. Portions of the interview were broadcast on Saturday, January 12, and Sunday, January 13, 1991.

• December 28, 1990, interview with Jim Wishner of WOI Radio on the Crisis in the Middle East. The interview was broadcast live, 10:00-10:30 A.M.

• In addition, I am occasionally consulted by the local media outlets for comment analysis of the major international events related to both the Middle East and the former Soviet republics.


Faculty Committee Appointments:

• Honors Advisory Board, 2002–2007

• Campus Advisory Board, Center for Global Citizenship, 2002-2006

• Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, College of Business and Public Administration, 2002-2004

• Arts and Sciences Council, College of Arts & Sciences, Drake University, 1999-2001

• Ad Hoc Committee to draft peer evaluation guidelines for the faculty of the College of Arts & Sciences, 1998-99

• Ad Hoc Committee to draft peer evaluation guidelines for the faculty of the College of Arts & Sciences, 1997-98

• Committee on Academic Integrity (Chair), College of Arts & Sciences, 1993-94

• Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Drake Univ., 1991-1993

• Faculty Senate, Drake University, 1991-92

• Faculty Cabinet, College of Arts & Sciences, Drake Univ., 1990-91

• Arts and Sciences Council, College of Arts & Sciences, Drake University, 1989-91