Danny Postel is Associate Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He is the author of Reading "Legitimation Crisis" in Tehran: Iran and the Future of Liberalism and co-editor of The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future and The Syria Dilemma. He is a co-editor of PULSE and co-host of CMES Conversations, a series of video interviews with leading Middle East scholars and political thinkers. He blogs for Truthout and Critical Inquiry, and is a Contributing Editor of Logos: A Journal of Modern Society & Culture. His website is here.