Dr. Fatemeh Sadeghi

Dr. Fatemeh Sadeghi O’Brine Fellow in Recedence, McGill University Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism

Dr. Fatemeh Sadeghi is an Iranian political scientist and gender studies scholar. She obtained her PhD in Political Thought from TarbiatModarres University in Tehranin 2004 and accomplished her post-doc at the University of Leiden in 2006-2008. Sadeghihas taught in numerous universities and academic institutesin Iran and abroad including the Center for Women Studies of the University of Tehran, Faculty of Political Science and Law at the Islamic Azad University of Karaj, University of Amsterdam, Rokhdad-e Tazeh and Porsesh Institutes in Tehran, and McGill Faculty of Law. Currently, she is an O’Brien Visiting scholar at the Faculty of Law at McGill University. She was also a co-editor of Goftogu, the Iranian journal of culture and society from 2003 and 2010, and a member of International Center for Dialogue among Civilizations in 2000-2001. Sadeghi has published several papers and booksparticularly on gender in Islam and Iran, and politics. Her book in English, The Sin of the Woman: The Interrelations of Religious Judgments in Zoroastrianism and Islam (2018) was published by Claus-Schwartz Verlag in Berlin.