Mostafa Younesie

Philadelphia, USA


  • 2001- PhD. in Western Political/Ethical Thoughts: Classical Greek and Roman,  Tarbiat Modares University (Logos and polis in Plato).
  • 1994 - M.A. in Political Science, Melli University (the first-ranked student), Iran.
  • 1990- B.A. in International Relations, International Relations College, Iran.

Research Focus

  • Plato/Aristotle/Cicero: Political Philosophy, Ethics and Philosophy of Language
  • Farabi/ Avicenna/Aquinas: Political Philosophy, Ethics and Philosophy of Language

Employment Status

  • 2002-2016      Assistant Professor of Political Science, teaching MA and PhD students in Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) -Tehran
  • 2010-2012      Department Chair of Political Science (TMU)

Honors and Awards

  • Admission to London Summer School in Intellectual History, United Kingdom 2015.
  • Travel Grant of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR), Germany 2015.
  • Four-week Residency Program in OMI International Arts Center, NY, 2015.
  • Two-Week Grant in Center of Hellenic Studies/CHS, Washington DC, 2015.
  • A Three-week Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Citta di Castello, 2012.
  • Grant for the Annual Conference of Council for Research in Values and Philosophy /CRVP, Washington DC, 2011.
  • A Three- Month Scholarship in the Classics Department of Cornell University, 2011.
  • Brown International Advanced Research Institutes / BIARI, 2009/2010.
  • Travel Grant from International Federation of the Societies of Classical Studies / FIEC, 2009.
  • Four-month scholarship in the Philosophy Department of University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
  • IKY /Greek State Scholarship for 2005 .
  • SIEPM/ Grant from International Society of Medieval Philosophical Studies, 2004.

Academic Service

  • 2015 up to now - Editorial Board, Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts (AJHA)
  • 2010 - Editor of Special number on Justice in Thought and Culture


  • Philadelphia Ethical Society (PES)
  • Society for Classical Studies (SCS)
  • Individual Affiliate of American Philosophical Association/APS


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