Nojang Khatami

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Email: [email protected]

Office: Lowenstein 923-B

Phone: (212) 636-6362

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  • PhD University of British Columbia (Political Science)

    MA University of British Columbia (Political Science)

    Hon. BA University of Toronto (English, Philosophy, Spanish)

  • Nojang Khatami is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Fordham University – Lincoln
    Center campus. His research and teaching focus on comparative political thought and democratic
    theory, with interests in literature, aesthetics, agency, and resistance. Prior to his appointment at
    Fordham, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Justitia Center for Advanced Studies at Goethe-
    Universität Frankfurt. His areas of expertise include Islamic and Latin American political
    thought, with particular attention to aesthetic expressions of dissent against oppressive political
    structures. Professor Khatami’s work has appeared in the journals Constellations and Asian
    Cinema, along with public scholarship in Boston Review and the European Consortium for
    Political Research. His current research project is focused on exile and the politics of aesthetics
    in and beyond Western political thought. Beginning in the 2023 academic year, he will also serve
    as co-coordinator and program mentor for the Minor in Islamic Studies.

  • Introduction to Political Philosophy


    Political Philosophy between Islam and the West

    Islam, Art, and Resistance