Dr. Reza Masoudi Nejad, 2009-2011, 2016-2017
Reza Madoudi-Nejad is now Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS University of London.
Reza Masoudi Nejad is a native south-western Iranian who lives in London. As an urbanist, his work focuses on the geography of crowds and protests, urban violence and studies of religious rituals in public spaces in Iran and India. He has been a research fellow at MPI-MMG (2009-2011) and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin (2013-2015). During his time in Berlin, he was a teaching fellow at the Free University, where he introduced and taught ‘A Modern History of the City’. Reza has also been affiliated with the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at SOAS, University of London, as a Research Associate since 2011. He received his PhD from The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL (2009).