Behrooz Sabet holds a doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo. For more than 20 years, Dr. Sabet has been intellectually engaged in research and writing on the intersection of religion, science, and culture in the Middle East. He is a well-known scholar of religion, contemporary political thoughts, and movements in Iran, and the conceptual and historical origins of modernity and its impact on Islam and the Middle Eastern societies. He has translated and written extensively on religious, ethical, educational, philosophical, and social themes, and presented research papers at national and international conferences. He has been a university professor, academic dean, and consultant on aspects of education and culture in the Middle East. Dr. Sabet has given more than 300 media presentations and interviews including interviews by BBC, Radio Farda, Kuwait TV, VOA, national radio stations, and various websites and international media on human rights, education, women rights, religious freedom, modernity, social and cultural change, and globalization.