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Mona Tajali, PhD

    Professional affiliation

    Visiting Scholar, Stanford Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law; Associate Professor, International Relations and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Agnes Scott College 

    Full Biography

    Mona Tajali is a scholar of gender and politics in Muslim countries, with a focus on Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan. She is the author of  Women’s Political Representation in Iran and Turkey: Demanding a Seat at the Table (EUP, 2022). She also directors the multi-sited Women and Politics project of the transnational solidarity network, Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML). She is an associate professor of international relations at Agnes Scott College and currently a visiting scholar at Stanford University, researching institutionalization of women’s rights in Muslim contexts.