Minoo Moallem

Professor, Department of Gender and Women's Studies
University of California, Berkeley
CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies

Minoo Moallem is Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at UC Berkeley. She was the Chair of Gender and Women's Studies department at UC Berkeley from 2008-2010 and the Women's Studies Department at San Francisco State University from 2001-2006. She is the author of Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister. Islamic Fundamentalism and the Cultural Politics of Patriarchy in Iran, University of California Press, 2005. She is also the co-editor (with Caren Kaplan and Norma Alarcon) of Between Woman and Nation. Nationalisms, Transnational Feminisms and The State, Duke University Press, 1999, and the guest editor of a special issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East on Iranian Immigrants, Exiles and Refugees.Professor Moallem has recently ventured in digital media. Her on line project 'Nation-on-the Move' (design by Eric Loyer) was recently published in Vectors. Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular (Special issue on Difference, Fall 2007). She is currently working on a book manuscript on the commodification of the nation through consumptive production and circulation of such commodity as the Persian carpet, a research project on gender, media and religion, and a project on Iran-Iraq war movies and masculinity.

last updated: March 26th, 2018