Siavash Saffari

Siavash Saffari (Ph.D.) is a scholar of modern Islamic and Iranian political thought. He is an associate professor of West Asian Studies at Seoul National University, and the author of many journal articles and book chapters. His 2017 book, titled _Beyond Shariati_, examined the intellectual legacy of the Iranian revolutionary ideologue Ali Shariati (1933-1977). His current research looks at the relationship between Islam and socialism in twentieth century Iran.