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Vice-Dean for Research of the LPS Faculty

Dr Behzad Razavidard

Dr Behzad Razavidard is Vice-Dean for Research of ATU's Faculty of Law and Political Sciences (LPS). He is also Associate Professor at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, in ATU LPS Faculty. He received his Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees in Law and Criminal Law and Criminology from Imam Sadegh University in 1996 and 1998, respectively. He was then awarded his PhD Degrees in Criminal Law and Criminology from Poitiers University in 2009.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law (1996), from Imam Sadegh University (Iran)
  • Master's Degree in Criminal Law and Criminology (1998), from Imam Sadegh University (Iran)
  • PhD Degree in Criminal Law and Criminology (2009), from Poitiers University (Iran)

Previous Administrative Positions:

  • Director of the Criminology Workgroup, Allameh Tabataba'i University University (Iran)
  • Head of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, the Iranian Expediency Council's Research Centre
  • Head of the Department of Cultural Rights, Research Centre in Culture and Communications, Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance
  • Director of Research Affairs, Islamic Azad University of Kazeroun