Beyond Shariati: Modernity, Cosmopolitanism and Islam in Iranian Political Thought, Cambridge University Press, 2017. Paperback reissue, 2019. [Co-winner of American Political Science Association’s Best First Book Award, Foundations of Political Theory section] [Persian edition, translated by Ali Khalandi, published in Tehran: Andisheh, 2018]
Unsettling Colonial Modernity in Islamicate Contexts (co-edited with Roxana Akhbari, Kara Abdolmaleki, and Evelyn Hamdon), Cambridge Scholars, 2017.
“Taqi Erāni, Bizhan Jazani, and a Marxian Framework for the Critique of Religion in Twentieth Century Iranian Political Thought,” Iranian Studies, Vol. 54, Issues 5–6 (2021): 859–877.
“Ali Shariati and Cosmopolitan Localism,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 39, Issue 2 (2019): 282-295.
“Orientalism, Eurocentricity, and Civilizational Thinking: Comparing Edward Said and Ali Shariati” (东方主义、欧洲中心主义与文明论思想: 阿里·沙里亚蒂与爱德华·萨义德之比较) (translated into Mandarin by Xiaoxiao Xie), Historiography Quarterly, No. 2 (2019): 17-24.
“Oscillating between ‘East’ and ‘West’: Muhammad Iqbal and an Islamic Recasting of Modernity,” Seoul National University Journal of Humanities, Vol. 75, Issue 4 (2018): 85-128.
“Two Pro-Mostazafin Discourses in the 1979 Iranian Revolution,” Contemporary Islam, Vol. 11, Issue 3 (2017): 287–301.
“Can the Subaltern be Heard?: Knowledge Production, Representation, and Responsibility in International Development,” Transcience Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2016): 36-46.
“Rethinking the Islam/Modernity Binary: Ali Shariati and Religiously Mediated Discourse of Sociopolitical Development,” Middle East Critique, Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2015): 231-250.
“The Post-Islamist Turn and the Contesting Visions of Democratic Public Religion,” Sociology of Islam – Contemporary Social Movements in the Middle East and North Africa special issue, Vol. 2, Issue 3-4, (2014): 127-143.
“Introduction: Unsettling Colonial Modernity: Islamicate Contexts in Focus” (with Kara Abdolmaleki and Roxana Akhbari), in Siavash Saffari, Roxana Akhbari, Kara Abdolmaleki, and Evelyn Hamdon, eds., Unsettling Colonial Modernity in Islamicate Contexts. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2017): 1-25.
“Charity or Mass Mobilization? Public Religion and the Struggle for Economic Justice,” in Peyman Vahabzadeh, ed., Iran’s Struggles for Social Justice: Economics, Agency, Justice, Activism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (2017): 65-80.
“Alternative Development(s), or Alternative(s) to Development?: Challenges and Prospects for Genuine Alternative-building,” in Nathan N. Andrews, Ernest Khalema, Temitope Oriola, and Isaac Odoom, eds., Africa Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: Exploring the Multi-dimensional Discourses on ‘Development’. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (2013): 40-51.
“Limitations of Dialogue: Conflict Resolution in the Context of Power Asymmetries and Neglected Differences,” in Mojtaba Mahdavi and W. Andy Knight, eds., Towards the Dignity of Difference?: Neither End of History Nor Clash of Civilizations. London, UK: Ashgate, (2012): 245-260.
Translations (Persian to English)
“Faithful Life in an Urfi State” (co-translated with Mojtaba Mahdavi), by Hassan Yusefi-Eshkevari, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East – Secularism and Islamism: Iran and Beyond special issue, 31:1 (2011), 23-26.
“Pre-Secular Iranians in a Post-Secular Age; The Death of God, the Resurrection of God” (co–translated with Mojtaba Mahdavi), by Reza Alijani, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East – Secularism and Islamism: Iran and Beyond special issue, 31:1 (2011), 27-33.
“Review of Khalil Maleki: The Human Face of Iranian Socialism, by Homa Katouzian (London: Oneworld Publications, 2018),” Iranian Studies, Vol. 54, Issues 5–6 (2021): 1005-1010.
“Review of India, Modernity and the Great Divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th C.), by Kaveh Yazdani (Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017),” Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 51: Issue 1 (2019): 166-169.
“Iqbal, Muhammad (1877–1938)” (with Bilgehan Yıldız), in Cenap Çakmak ed., Islam: A Worldwide Encyclopedia [4 volumes]. Santa Barbara, California and Denver, Colorado: ABC-CLIO (2017): 733-737.
“Shariati, Ali (1933–1977)” in Cenap Çakmak ed., Islam: A Worldwide Encyclopedia [4 volumes]. Santa Barbara, California and Denver, Colorado: ABC-CLIO (2017): 1440-1442.
“Qutb, Sayyid,” in Gregory Claeys ed., Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought – Volume Two. Washington: SAGE / CQ Press, (2013): 663-664.
“Iran: The Specter of War or the Prospect of Revolt?,” (translated into Korean by Gunha Kim) DiverseAsia (다양성+Asia), special issue (2020)
Beyond Shariati interview, Jadaliyya (2019)
“Understanding the 2017-18 Iran Protests,” GCC Report Biweekly No.131 (2018)
“Iran Protests: Changing Dynamics between the Islamic Republic and the Poor,” DiverseAsia (다양성+Asia), Issue 1 (2018)