Mohsen Badreh , Assistant professor of Family and Women’s Studies, University of Alzahra



A dialogue between Islam and Feminism; An analysis of Epistemic Foundations of ‘Islamic Feminism’ (2020), Esfahan; Arma.

Working BOOK


Sexuality in the Art of Ancient Iran




Badreh, M & Yousefi, M. (2016) An introduction to philosophy of communication (in Persian: daramadi bar falsafe ertebatat), Tehran: Research center for art, culture and communication.



Badreh, M & Yousefi, M., editors. Theoretical departures in the interdisciplinarity of Culture and Communication (noghate aghazeen dar mianreshtegi farhang va ertebatat), Tehran: Imam Sadiq University. Under publishing





khodadadi, S., Badreh, M. (2021). Comparing the Image of Eve in the Bible and the Quran and Examining Its Consequences in Literature and Art. Religious Research, 8(16), 283-314. (In Persian language)

badinfekr, M., Badreh, M., Akbari Khezri, S. (2021). Quantitative content analysis of sexual capital in national TV advertisements. Letter of Culture and Communication, 5(1), 217-252. (In Persian language)

Khodadadi, S., Badreh, M., Poortaghi, R. (2021). A Review of Kamail Ahmadi’s a House on Water: A Comprehensive Study on about Engagement Intimacy Contract (Sighe Mahramiat) and Temporary Marriage in Iran; with Emphasis on Methodology. Critical Studies in Texts & Programs of Human Sciences, 20(12), 171-194. (In Persian language)

Badreh, M., Mirkhani, E., shakeri, T. (2020). An analysis and critique of Fazlur Rahman’s interpretive theory as a methodological basis for some feminine readings of Quran. Journal of Woman and Family Studies, 8(2), 9-35. (In Persian language)

Badreh, M., Sajjadi, H., Farzaneh, M. (2020). Indigenous knowledge of constructing and utilizing historical water-storing construction of Burka in Qeshm. Indigenous Knowledge, 6(12), 77-118. (In Persian language)

Sajadi, H., Badreh, M. (2019). A Critique of Theory of Dimensions of National Culture, Concentrating on Book “Cultures and Organizations: The Software of the Mind”. Critical Studies in Texts & Programs of Human Sciences, 19(10), 113-135. (In Persian language)

Badreh, M., Moosavi, M. (2018). The Comparison of Asma Barlas Qur’anic Hermeneutic with the Interpretive Theory of Allameh Tabatabaee with the Emphasis on Gender Issue. Gender and Family Studies, 5(2), 65-93. (In Persian language)

Badreh, M.; Mirkhani, E. And Shakeri, T. (2016) Methodological developments in the literature of Islamic Feminism, Gender and Familiy (Jensiat Va Khanevade), Vol.1 (2). (in Persian language)

Badreh, M., Mirkhani, E., Shakeri Golpayegani, T. (2015). The perspective of Islamic feminism on the revision of Sunni fiqh; a comparative study of Aziza Al-Hibri and Kecia Ali,. Journal of Woman in Culture Arts, 7(3), 359-378. (In Persian language)

Badreh, M.; Mirkhani, E. And Shakeri, T. (2015). Islamic Feminists views on revising Sunni jurisprudence; a comparison between Kecia Ali and Aziza Al-Hibri, Journal of Woman in Culture and Art (zan dar farhang va honar), Vol. 7 (3). (In Persian language)

Badreh, M. & Fayyaz, E. (2011). An investigation of meta-theories in humanities and social sciences; possibilities of Islamic theorizing, journal of religion and communication (Imam Sadiq University). Spring and Summer Vol. pp 79-110. (In Persian language)

Badreh, M. & Fayyaz, E. (2009). Meta-theoretical perspectives on communication, journal of religion and communication (Imam Sadiq University). Fall and winter Vol. pp 93-118. (In Persian language)

Under publishing

Sajadi, H., Badreh, M., Doaie, M. (2020). Inter-Subjective meanings of the local community about war tourists; a case study of Rahiyane Nour' destinations in Khuzestan. Rahborde farhang (Under publishinglIn Persian language)

Mousavi, S.Z, and Badreh, M. Lived experience of poor rural single girls in Province of Charmahal and Bakhtiari

Qudsi, M, and Badreh, M. Lived love vs. read love; a study of ‘lived experience of love’ of readers of Jojo Moyes’s Me Before You




Reinterpreting of verses regarding Prophet Job’s wife in Quran; A comparision with the Biblical narrative

Similarities and differences between Abrahamic Scriptures’ thems about the  wives of Adam and Job


BOOK TRANSLATIONS (Scientific books and novels; English to Persian)-selected


Abdelfattah, R (2006), Dose my head look big in this?, Scholastic Inc- Pac Macmillan (Australia)- 2006.

Bricmont, J. (2006). Humanitarian imperialism: Using human rights to sell war. New York: Monthly Review Press

Izadi, F. (2009). American Public Diplomacy toward Iran: Structures, Actors, and Political Communities, Dissertation presented to Louisiana state university (PH. D. course)

Jonmohammed, Sh. Z., (2010-US Version) Love in a headscarf, First published in 2009 by Aurum Press, London.

Niebuhr, H. R. (1996). Christ and culture. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Richardson, I., Kakabadse, A., & Kakabadse, N. (2011). Bilderberg people: Elite power and consensus in world affairs. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Sympson, C. (1994). Science of Coercion: Communication Research and Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960, NY: Oxford University Press

Wilson, G. W. (2010). The butterfly mosque. New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Jonmohammed, Sh. Z., (2010-US Version) Love in a headscarf, First published in 2009 by Aurum Press, London.

Niebuhr, H. R. (1996). Christ and culture. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Craig, R. T., & Muller, H. L. (2007). Theorizing communication: Readings across traditions. Los Angeles: Sage Publications.





Neil Postman’s critical views about the possibility of education via TV; Tuesday, May, 2012; Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran.

Historiography of ‘sexuality in Iran’; May 2013; Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran.

Methodological reflections on the comparison of ‘Islamic feminism’ with Shite Ijtihad ; Conference on the works of Banoo Mojtahede Amin Esfahani, October 2013, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran.

A philosophical approach to the methodological components of ‘Islamic feminism’; November 2014; Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran.

Interpretation methodology of Islamic feminism; May 2016; Woman and Family Research Center; Qom, Iran.



14th course of Peace Studies and Conflict Transformations, Thailand, Bangkok (Nong Chock), 15-28 Oct. 2016, International Institute for Peace and Development (IIPDS)



Critical review of the book "'An Al-Marah va Al-Din  va Al-Akhlaq" by Nawal Al-Sa'adawi, Utbah Moqaddasah 'Abbasiyah (Qom), May 19 2021, 17-19.

A four-hour workshop entitled "Is it possible to  have feminie interpretation of the Qur'an?" At the Jivegi School of Humanities, Friday, May 17, 1400, under the direction of Milad Dokhanchi. (Video available at

Expert-presence in the program of Surah Quran (especial program for the holy month of Ramadan), in a conversation with the host of the program Mr. Diani, 18 April 2021 state TV. channel 4.

Live Instagram speech at the invitation of the Union of Islamic Students' Associations, about "Theology of Equality and the Future of the Islamic Republic; Gender Justice", 8:00 pm Monday, Nov. 23, 2020.

Live conversation on Instagram, Scientific Association of Women and Family Studies of Al-Zahra University, titled "Islam and gender stereotypes against women", Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 6 p.m.

 Presence as an expert in the program "Nardeban" (Ladder) part 18  with the subject of "critical look at documentary film “the sexual revolution”" made by Hossein Shamaqdari, Documentary Channel, Friday, November 6, 2020, 6 p.m.

Lecture in the virtual conference of "Mona Abulfazl’s thought on civilization" and presentation of the abstract of the article " Abulfazl and the Establishment of Women's Studies from within", May 6, 2020, 9 to 13.

Scientific presentation on "Sociology of Gender in the Islamic World; Critical reading of the book Gender and Islam by Leila Ahmad ", Qom Institute of Islamic Culture and Sciences, October 9, 2017.

Research Lecture on Iranian Biosexuality (Sexual Left and the Theory of Comprehensive Sex Education; Reflections on a Native Theory of Sex Education), SAJA Institute for Studies and Policy-Making, Mashhad, October 1, 2017.

Debate with Dr. Mohammad Taghi Karami in the program of "Zaviyeh"( angle)  Channel 4 of Iran state Tv about "Academy on sexual life", Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9 p.m.

Video interview about "We and the social history of sex life" in the second season of the sex wisdom, published on the Aparat site with more than tens of thousands of views. May 6, 2017.

Lecture in English on "Islam and Feminism" at Religions and denominations university, the Second International Short-Term Course on Women's Studies in Islam and Iran, August 20, 2017.

Holding a half-day workshop on "Islamic feminism" in the Department of Women Studies, Islamic Open University, Science and Research Branch, May 5, 2017.

Lecture in English at the workshop "Islam and Feminism" at the Religions and denominations university, the first international short-term course of women studies in Islam and Iran, March 6, 2017.

Panel director of ‘reflections on the literature of Fatima Mernissi’; February 2016; Woman and Family Research Center; Qom, Iran.

Panel member of ‘Feminism in Iran’; February 2016; Alzahra University, Tehran.



Award For Attaining the First Position in Poem, I.R.Iran Ministry of Education Students Festival, Summer 2003, Ramsar, Iran.

Esfahan Book Festival Award for English to Persian Translation of (Abdelfattah, R (2006), Dose my head look big in this?); May 2013, Esfahan, Iran.

Esfahan Book Festival Award for English to Persian Translation of (Jonmohammed, Sh. Z., (2010-) Love in a headscarf- eshgh zire roosari); May 2014, Esfahan, Iran.

Academics’ Arbaeen Elegy Award (instituted by IRI Ministry of Science, Research and Technology) for an anthropological report on Arbaeen pilgrimage, November 2020.



Co-Founder of Summer School of Dawat (, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Culture and Communication, Imam Sadiq University, the first course held September 2008.

Sixty days anthropological journey to Afghanistan and Tajikistan, Summer 2006.

Poet and prose writer.



Persian (native speaker); fluent in Lori dialect of Persian; a good knowledge and comprehension of Dari and Tajiki Persian

English; fluent (high skilled in English to Persian translation); Teaching Academic English to Iranian students in Alzahra University

Arabic; fluent (both classic and modern Arabic); Teaching Academic Arabic to Iranian students in Alzahra University