Dr. Ahmad Iravani

Former Associate Professor
  • Columbus School of Law
  • School of Theology
  • Center for the Study of Islam and the Middle East

Dr. Ahmad Iravani is the president of the Center for the Study of Islam and the Middle East, and teaches courses in Islamic Law, Introduction to Islam, and Modern Iran in the Columbus School of Law and the School of Theology of The Catholic University of America (CUA).


Ayatollah Iravani received the highest possible degree in Islamic Studies (Ijtihad) in 1997 (Qom), and the First Kharej Degree (equal to a Ph.D.) in Islamic Studies, from the Islamic University in Qom (1992).


His previous work includes being Dean of the Philosophy School, Mofid University (1996-2000), and President of the Center for Islamic Studies, Zimbabwe (1987-1990). In 2010 he received his Doctor of Philosophy after defending his PhD dissertation under the title of "Foundations of Jacques Maritain’s Political Philosophy" at the Iranian Institute of Philosophy in Tehran, Iran.



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