Professor Zakeri has different teaching experiences in the University of Rome La Sapienza and University of Pisa. Previously, she was a Research Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in 2016-2017 and Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in 2013-2014. Her area studies are the MENA region and the Persian Gulf countries. She also works on issues related to women and immigration. She collaborates with various research institutions and civil society organizations for her research.
Professor Zakeri has published on Islamic law (Shari’a), civil society in the Middle East and Iran, social and political analysis in the Middle East and on cultural diplomacy.
Professor Zakeri will be teaching PST 512 Political Islam in Context.