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]

Edited Book 

Unsettling Colonial Modernity in Islamicate Contexts (co-edited with Roxana Akhbari, Kara Abdolmaleki, and Evelyn Hamdon), Cambridge Scholars, 2017.

Journal Articles 

“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.

Book Chapters 

“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” (cotranslated 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.

Book Reviews  

“Review of Khalil Maleki: The Human Face of Iranian Socialism, by Homa Katouzian (London: Oneworld Publications, 2018),” Iranian Studies (published online 27 July 2020): 1-6.

“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.

Encyclopedia Entries

“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.

Other Works

“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)