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Mitra  Rokni

Rokni, Mitra

Lecturer AY-B,  Sociology & Interdisc Soc Sci

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MW 1:30-3:00 DMH 222



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology
    American Univ, District of Columbia, United States, 1987


Dr. Mitra Rokni earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from American University in Washington D.C. Her research and teaching interests include critical theory, political sociology, project of modernity, gender relations, and social justice in a global context. Dr. Rokni has taught a variety of courses, some of which are: Social Theory; Social Change; Sociology of Media; Political Sociology; Sociology of Human Rights; Sexualities; Gender and Society; Social Justice & Ethics; Global Society; Cross Cultural Perspectives; Power, Privilege, and Wealth; Philosophy of Human Conduct; Deviance and Conformity; Racial and Ethnic Groups; and Sociology of Literature.