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Education, Development, Teaching, and Learning

College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani

Name

Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani, Ph.D.

Title/Rank

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Program

Multicultural Education

Elementary Education

Middle-Level Education

Education

Ph.D. Education (Curriculum and Instruction) May 2007

University of Washington College of Education, Seattle, WA

Emphasis on democratic education

Teaching & Administrative Credentials 1990 & 1993

Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

State of Washington Continuing Teacher Certificate Number: 299576R

M.A. International Studies 1986

Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

B.A. Political Science, and minor in Mathematics 1984

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Publications

Recent Books

Kaviani, K. (2017). Iranian Calendar Stories: Myths, Legends, and History.

Kaviani, K. (2017). Mehregaan: The Triumph of Liberty over Tyranny. Amazon e-Books

Kaviani, K. (2017). Norooz with my family. Amazon e-Books

Kaviani, K. (2014). Rethinking Khayyaamism: His Controversial Poems and Vision. Hamilton Books.

Creative Works (Music/Cultural Songs)

Kaviani, K., (Lyricist, Vocalist, and Producer) & Esfahani, H. (Vocalist) (2015). Jashn-e Bahmangaan [Composed & Recorded by Saeed Shahram]. Ancient Whispers V [CD]. Seattle, WA: Ancient Whispers.

Kaviani, K., (Lyricist, Vocalist, and Producer) & Esfahani, H. (Vocalist) (2014). Jashn-e Khordaadgaan, [Composed & Recorded by Saeed Shahram]. Ancient Whispers IV [CD]. Seattle, WA: Ancient Whispers.

Kaviani, K., (Lyricist, Vocalist, and Producer) & Esfahani, H. (Vocalist) (2014). Shahrivargaan, [Composed & Recorded by Saeed Shahram]. Ancient Whispers III [CD]. Seattle, WA: Ancient Whispers. http://digitalcommons.cwu.edu/kaviani/3/

Recent Articles

Kaviani, K. (2017). Report: An invitation to discuss and deliberate, Chehreh Nama, No. 182, (pp. 10-13). September 2017.

Kaviani, K. (2017). Education and indoctrination in Iran. In C. S. Sunal & K. Mutua (Eds.), Book VIII: Transforming Public Education in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East (Vol. VIII). [Expected Publication Date: Winter – Spring 2018]

Kaviani, K. (2017). Emigrant experiences: Zoroastrians in the USA. Journal of Academic Perspectives, 2017(1), 1-24.

Kaviani, K. (2017). Amaanat-e Farhangi: Gaah-shomaar-e Irani, Yasht-haa and Shaahnaameh [Cultural loan: Iranian calendar, Yasht songs, and the Book of Kings]. Chehre Nama (180), 16-17.

Kaviani, K. (2017). To make a more perfect union through festivals and songs. Chehre Nama (180), 14-15.

Kaviani, K. (2011). Issues Centered Education: A Path to Civic Engagement. Teacher Education and Practice, 24(3), 279-300

Recent Presentations

Kaviani, K. (October, 2017). Mehregaan: The Triumph of Liberty over Tyranny. Workshop conducted at the fall in-service meeting of Washington State Council for the Social Studies (WSCSS), Edmonds, WA.

Kaviani, K. (July, 2017). The Significance of Jashn-e Teergaan. Public talk given at the meeting of Zoroastrian Society of Washington State, Bellevue, WA.

Kaviani, K. (December, 2016). Zoroastrians in the United States. Paper presented at the meeting of Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies, The Old Library in the Oxford University Church of Saint Mary, Oxford, England.

Kaviani, K. (October, 2016). Hands-on Activities for Global Citizenship in the Primary Classroom. Workshop conducted at the meeting of The Washington Association for the Education of Young Children (WAEYC), Lynnwood, WA.

Kaviani, K. (August, 2016). Teaching about the controversies of our time. Workshop conducted at the meeting of The International Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Kaviani, K. (September, 2016). Iranian History through Poetry, Paper presented at the meeting of the Iranian Poetry and Music Workshop at North Bellevue Community Center, Bellevue, WA.

Kaviani, K. (May, 2016). What do theocracy and democracy have in common? Paper presented at the meeting of SOURCE Conference, Central Washington University, Des Moines, WA.

Kaviani, K. (2015). Poetic and Lyrical Compositions of the Sassanian Era, Paper presented at the meeting of the Iranian Poetry and Music Workshop, Bellevue, WA.

Kaviani, K. (presenter), & Horowitz, S. (Director and producer of Small Town Big World, episode #23) (July, 2015). Ep. # 23 Khodi Kaviani – Iran, Ellensburg, WA.

Research Interests

Curriculum and Ideology

Cultures and Politics of the Middle East

Professional Organizations

University of Washington Persian and Iranian Studies Advisory Board, Member, 2012 to present.

National Council for the Social Studies

Washington State Council for the Social Studies (WSCSS)

National History Day (NHD)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)

Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education (JCEHE)

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