EMU, Iranians Explore Mutual Interests

Dr. Karimi and Ahmad Iravani from Mofid University get acquainted EMU's Center for Justice and PeacebuildingDr. Karimi (second from left), from Mofid University in Qom, Iran, gets acquainted with faculty from EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.
Photo by Jim Bishop

A leading Iranian human rights scholar spent several hours on campus Thursday, Apr. 5, to learn more about the school’s peace and justice studies programs and to propose academic relations between EMU and Mofid University in Qom, Iran.

The visitor, Professor Seyed Masoud Mosami Karimi, is director of the Center for Human Rights Studies at Mofid University. He also served as vice chancellor for 11 years and currently serves on Mofid