Reza Yeganehshakib

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Saddleback College

Reza Yeganehshakib (also Yeganeh Shakib) is an Associate Faculty in the Department of History with a specialization in the Middle East and World History at Saddleback College.

His research interests include modern Middle East, political economy, environmental policy, energy policy, international relations of the Middle East, and US policy in the Middle East.

Reza completed his Ph.D. in history at University of California, Irvine, his M.S. in Environmental Studies at California States University, Fullerton, and his B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Islamic Azad University of Iran.

He has previously taught World History I/II, Global Environmental Studies, Persian Language and Culture, and History of the Middle East at UCI, CSUF, and Fullerton College. 

He was awarded Summer Dissertation Fellowship, The School of Humanities, University of California, Irvine, June 11, 2013; Persian Studies Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, June 5, 2013; Graduate Student Research and Travel Award, University of California, Irvine, December 4, 2011; Ali Asghar Payravi Graduate Fellowship, Administered by the Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture, University of California, Irvine, September 13, 2010; and Humanities and Social Sciences Master’s Thesis Award, California State University Fullerton, May 1, 2008.

For a list of publications, See:



History 74 - History of the Middle East to 1800 (Online)

History 75 - History of the Modern Middle East 

History 4 - World History to 1500 (Online)

History 4 - World History to 1500 

World Civilizations I/II

Global Environmental Studies 

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