In this episode, I speak with Dr. Abbas Milani, a world-renowned expert on US-Iran relations and Iranian cultural and political issues. We talk about the current events in Iran including the unrest and the economic crisis. We also discuss the historical aspects that contributed to Iran’s standing in the world today, the women’s rights movement in that country, the Shah, and finally the Iranian-American experience.
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Ali Malekzadeh, the sixth President of Roosevelt University. We talk about his background, the history of Roosevelt University, the state of higher education in the U.S., and the student loan crisis. We also touch on the status of foreign students in the U.S. and his identity as an Iranian-American.