Professor Mona Tajali will discuss how religious and cultural norms, attitudes, institutional structures, and voter behavior affect the representation of women and quality of democracy in Muslim contexts, with a comparative focus on Iran and Turkey.
Professor Tajali is an associate professor at Agnes Scott College. Her research and teaching interests fall in the fields of Comparative Politics, Middle East Studies, and Women’s Studies. Coming from an interdisciplinary background, she teaches courses on women and politics, Middle East politics and society, human rights, and international relations.
This lecture will be in-person in Ingraham Hall, Room 120.