Minoo Moallem is a Professor of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of California Berkeley. She is the author of Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Cultural Politics of Patriarchy in Iran, University of California Press, 2005 and the co-editor (with Caren Kaplan and Norma Alarcon) of Between Woman and Nation: Nationalisms, Transnational Feminisms and The State, Duke University Press, 1999. She is the guest editor of a special issue of Comparative Studies South Asia, Africa and the Middle East on the Iranian Immigrants, Exiles, and Refugees. Her new book entitled Persian Carpets: The Nation as a Transnational Commodity, Routledge, 2018.
Professor Moallem has also ventured in digital media. Her digital project, "Nation-on-the Move" (design by Eric Loyer) was published in Vectors. Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular. Her new book is entitled Persian Carpets. The Nation as A Transnational Commodity.
Her most recent articles and book chapters include “Staging Masculinity in Iran-Iraq War Movies,” book chapter forthcoming in Handbook on Asian Cinema forthcoming from Palgrave; “The Unintended Consequences of Equality Within Difference,” Brown Journal of World Affairs, fall 2015; “Revisiting the Mostazaf and the Mostakbar,” in Feminist Futures, New edition, Zed Press, 2016; Aestheticizing Religion: Sensorial Visuality and Coffeehouse Painting in Iran” in Sensational Religion edited by Sally Pomey, Yale University Press, 2015 and “Praying Through the Senses: The Prayer Carpet and the Converging Territories of the Material and the Spiritual,” Material and Visual Cultures of Religion online publication, Yale University, 2014.