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Ahmad Sadri is Professor of Sociology and James P. Gorter Chair of Islamic World Studies at Lake Forest College. He received his BA and MA degrees at the University of Tehran and his PhD from the New School for Social Research. Ahmad is the author of Max Weber’s Sociology of Intellectuals and editor and translator (from Persian) of Reason Freedom and Democracy in Islam and (from Arabic) Saddam City. Ahmad has authored three books in Persian. His latest book is an abridged translation of Epic of the Persian Kings that is in its fifth printing. Ahmad has also written more than one hundred articles and functioned as a columnist for Daily Star of Lebanon, and the Iranian reformist newspaper, Etemad-e Melli.

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