Mahmoud Sadri is a professor of sociology at Texas Woman's University and the Federation of North Texas Area Universities. His major interests include Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Culture, and Theoretical Sociology. His area interests are: Middle Eastern and Iranian studies, and Islamic Reformation. His most recent books include: Migration, Globalization, and Ethnic Relations, Prentice Hall, 2003, with Mohsen Mobasher; and Reason, Freedom, and Democracy In Islam: The Essential Writings of Abdolkarim Soroush, Oxford University Press, 2000, with Ahmad Sadri. His most recent articles and book chapters include: "Deletitimizing the Islamic Republic of Iran with a Fatwa" in: The People Reloaded: the Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran's Future, (ed. Hashemi and Postel), Melville House, New York, 2011, pp. 151-164. "Iranian Caper: Notes on a Culture of Liminal Predation" in: Proceedings of the Conference on "Iran Faces the 21st Century, Yale University Press, 2011, forthcoming. "Mohammad Khatami: The Accidental President", in: Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics, Oxford University Press, 2011, Second author, Ahmad Sadri; "Legal Opinion as Political Action" in: Media, Power, and Politics in the Digital Age: The 2009 Presidential Election Uprising in Iran, Rowman & Littlefield, 2010, with Ahmad Sadri; "Iranian Caper: Notes on a Culture of Liminal Predation" in: "Iran Faces the 21st Century, (Yale University Press, 2010, forthcoming), "Weber and the Straussian Charge of Relativism" in: Max Weber Matters: Interweaving Past and Present ( Ashgate, 2008); with Ahmad Sadri, "People's Temple: From Social Movement to Total Institution" in: Social Movements: Contemporary Perspectives, (Cambridge Scholarly Publishing, 2008); "Weber and the Straussian Charge of Relativism" in: Rethinking Sociology Series, Ashgate, 2008 with Ahmad Sadri; "Islamic Socialism" and "Islamic Liberalism", Entries in: Iran Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Islamic Republic. (Greenwood Press, 2008); "Three Faces Of Dissent: Discontent In Contemporary Iran" in: Iran Faces the New Century, Rutgers University Press, 2008; "Terrorism as Suicidal Homicide" in: Understanding Terrorism: Analysis of Sociological and Psychological Approaches (IOS Press, vol. 22, 2007); "Premonitions of Interfaith Dialogue," in: Interreligious Insight, January, 2006, "Sacral Defense of Secularism" in :Intellectual Trends in 20th Century Iran, 2003. Florida University; "Good News about Modernity" in: The Living Legacy of Marx, Durkheim, & Weber, Volume II, March, 2000. New York, Gordian Knot Books. In addition to his English publications, Mahmoud Sadri frequently speaks in public forums, writes for Iranian reform newspapers and journals, and is interviewed by international news organizations such as NPR, BBC, Radio France, and Radio Australia concerning developments in Iran, Islam, and the Middle East.