Dr. Laleh Khalili
is an Iranian American
and a lecturer in Middle East Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies
at the University of London
. She received her PhD from Columbia University
. Her main research areas are policing and incarceration, gender, nationalism, political and social movements, refugees and diasporas in the Middle East. Her commentary on Middle Eastern and Iranian affairs has been used in several newspapers including the Washington Post
, the San Francisco Chronicle , the Chicago Tribune, the Financial Times ,and Agence France-Presse. Dr. Khalili writes regularly for iranian.com
- Heroes and martyrs of Palestine : the politics of national commemoration. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
- "‘Standing with My Brother’:
Hizbullah, Palestinians, and the
Limits of Solidarity'" (2007). Comparative Studies in Society and History 49(2):276–303. Cambridge Journals
- "Places of Memory and Mourning: Palestinian Commemoration in the Refugee Camps of Lebanon".
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East Duke University Press - Volume 25, Number 1, 2005, pp. 30-45