(Joint-Appointment with IRI)
Specially Appointed Professor
Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2002-2004
Ambassador to Ethipia, 2006-2010
Ambassador to Iran, 2010-2012
Nuclear Nonproliferation and International Security
International Relations in the Middle East
Changing Security Paradigm
International Relations in the Middle East and North Africa
Human Security and Iranian Politics and Literature
“Changing Iran: Ideology of the Islamic Republic and the Nuclear Issue,” AKASHI SHOTEN CO. LTD,2014.
“What a Persian specialist diplomat saw, heard and tried to achieve, (autography),” the Japan Institute of International Affairs, 2006.
“My Afghanistan: Ambassador’s perspective and experiences in support for Afghanistan reconstruction,” , AKASHI SHOTEN CO., LTD.
“Iran: 1940-1980, as disclosed documents show,” co-author,Middle East Research Insitutute.
“The Role of Elections in the Peace-Building and Reconstruction in Afghanistan,” Asia Pacific Review, 12(1), Institute for International Policy Studies .