Masoud Kheirabadi (Ph.D. and M.A., University of Oregon; M.S., Texas A & I University; B.S., University of Tehran) is an Adjunct Professor of Political Science. He has taught courses and seminars at University of Oregon, Lewis & Clark College, Marylhurst University, and Portland State University. These courses and seminars ranged from introductory to advanced covering various topics dealing with Middle Eastern/Islamic studies such as Middle East geography, history, art, culture, politics, and foreign relations (including relations with the United States.) He has also taught variety of courses dealing with population, resources, and sustainability. Dr. Kheirabadi has received awards for excellence in academic service and teaching from Marylhurst University. Sustainable development, ecology, politics, and spirituality and religion are among his favorite research topics. Among books published by Dr. Kheirabadi are ‘Iranian Cities: Formation and Development’; ‘Modern World Nations: Iran (second edition)’; ‘Sri Satya Sai Baba (Spiritual Leaders and Thinkers)’; and ‘Islam (World Great Religions)’.