Houchang Hassan-Yari is a professor of Political Science and the Special Assistant to the principal for National and International Liaison (SAPNIL) at the Royal Military College of Canada. His area of interest and teaching includes Middle East issues, geopolitics, Canadian foreign and defense policy, nuclear proliferation, and comparative politics. Hassan-Yari has prior teaching experience at Shahid Beheshti University, University of Lyon Ill, University of Montreal, and Queen’s University. He earned his BA from the University of Ferdowsi and both his MA and PhD in Political Science (International Relations) from the University of Quebec in Montreal.
Hassan-Yari has been the author and editor of myriad publications, such as: The Iranian Crisis: the way forward NATO and Gulf Security (2009); The Artesh: Iran’s Marginalized Regular Military (2011); Transactional Analysis: An Efficient and Strategy (Iraq, Afghanistan, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Iran Nuclear Programme)“, (forthcoming, with Khaled Taktek).