Ali-Akbar Mahdi

Ali-Akbar Mahdi
Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, Ohio Wesleyan University

Ali-Akbar Mahdi received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and taught at Ohio Wesleyan University from 1993 to 2009. Dr. Mahdi has been honored twice by the Michigan Sociological Association, in 1994 and 1990, for his service and excellence in teaching, respectively. His publications include Culture and Customs of Iran (Greenwood Press, 2006), Teen Life in the Middle East (Greenwood Press, 2003), and Sociology in Iran (Jahan Book Co, 1992).