College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Political Science Faculty - Shirin Deylami

Shirin S. Deylami
Associate Professor

 

Contact Information

Phone: (360) 650-2913
Office: AH 409
Email: Shirin.Deylami@wwu.edu
Website: http://myweb.facstaff.wwu.edu/deylams

Education

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
M.A. Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.A. Politics and Women's Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • Islamic Political Thought
  • Feminism and Sexuality
  • Comparative Political Theory

Selected Publications

Articles

  • "Saving the Enemy: Female Suicide Bombers and the Making of American Empire." Forthcoming in International Feminist Journal of Politics.
  • "In the Face of the Machine: Westoxification, Cultural Collision, and the Making of Perso-Islamic Ideology." Polity, April 2011.
  • "An Occidental Monster?: Western Perversion, Westoxified Foreign Subjects, and the Making of Islamic National Identity," Critical Sense, Fall 2005.