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Vali Nasr

Academic and Author Specializing in the Middle East and Islamic World, Former Senior Advisor to US Representative to Afghanistan

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 Vali Nasr Biography

Featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal; quoted by Senator John Kerry on the floor of the U.S. Senate; and described as a national resource by Richard Haass, the President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Vali Nasr is one of Americas leading experts on globalization, foreign relations, the Middle East and the Islamic world. Internationally renowned, he has influenced critical public debates and policy decisions on both sides of the Atlantic, and advised presidents, kings, prime ministers, and business leaders.

Nasr served as Senior Advisor to the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2009 to 2011. He is currently Professor of International Politics at the world-renowned Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University, Senior Advisor at Kissinger Associates, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, and a columnist for Bloomberg View. He has previously served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and Senior Fellow at the Belfar Center of the Kennedy school of Government at Harvard University.

Nasr is the author of The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class is Key to Defeating Extremism; The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future; and co-author of Democracy in Iran: History and the Quest for Liberty; as well as numerous articles in academic journals and encyclopedias. His works have been translated into Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Italian, Turkish, Persian, Chinese, Hindi, and Urdu. He is the recipient of numerous awards, and was a Carnegie Scholar for 2006.

Nasr has written for the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The New Republic, Newsweek, Time, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, and has provided frequent expert commentary to CNN, BBC, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Newshour with Jim Lehrer, Frontline, ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, and has been a guest on the Charlie Rose Show, GPS with Fareed Zakaria, Meet the Press, Larry King Live, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, and Real Time with Bill Maher. His interviews have appeared in leading media outlets in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

At the podium, Nasr masterfully articulates the complex economic, social, religious and cultural issues affecting change and growth in the Middle East. One of the few Washington insiders with first-hand knowledge of the economic obstacles facing the Middle East, Nasr discusses how one of the fastest growing populations in the world is impacting global economics, from Dubai to domestic business.

Nasr also speaks on globalization, emerging markets and the rise of China and Latin America in the global economy. A renowned advisor to policy-makers and business leaders alike, Nasr outlines where China is heading and what unforeseen obstacles may influence its path. As a pivotal player on the front lines of U.S. international relations, Nasrs up-to-the minute insights explore the fascinating intersection of politics, economics and diplomacy.

Born in Tehran, Nasr now resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife and three children.

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The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat

The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat

The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class Is the Key to Defeating Extremism (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Free Press))

The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class Is the Key to Defeating Extremism (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Free Press))

The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future

The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future

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Vali Nasr

Academic and Author Specializing in the Middle East and Islamic World, Former Senior Advisor to US Representative to Afghanistan

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Vali Nasr Biography

Featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal; quoted by Senator John Kerry on the floor of the U.S. Senate; and described as a national resource by Richard Haass, the President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Vali Nasr is one of Americas leading experts on globalization, foreign relations, the Middle East and the Islamic world. Internationally renowned, he has influenced critical public debates and policy decisions on both sides of the Atlantic, and advised presidents, kings, prime ministers, and business leaders.

Nasr served as Senior Advisor to the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2009 to 2011. He is currently Professor of International Politics at the world-renowned Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University, Senior Advisor at Kissinger Associates, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, and a columnist for Bloomberg View. He has previously served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and Senior Fellow at the Belfar Center of the Kennedy school of Government at Harvard University.

Nasr is the author of The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class is Key to Defeating Extremism; The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future; and co-author of Democracy in Iran: History and the Quest for Liberty; as well as numerous articles in academic journals and encyclopedias. His works have been translated into Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Italian, Turkish, Persian, Chinese, Hindi, and Urdu. He is the recipient of numerous awards, and was a Carnegie Scholar for 2006.

Nasr has written for the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The New Republic, Newsweek, Time, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, and has provided frequent expert commentary to CNN, BBC, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Newshour with Jim Lehrer, Frontline, ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, and has been a guest on the Charlie Rose Show, GPS with Fareed Zakaria, Meet the Press, Larry King Live, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, and Real Time with Bill Maher. His interviews have appeared in leading media outlets in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

At the podium, Nasr masterfully articulates the complex economic, social, religious and cultural issues affecting change and growth in the Middle East. One of the few Washington insiders with first-hand knowledge of the economic obstacles facing the Middle East, Nasr discusses how one of the fastest growing populations in the world is impacting global economics, from Dubai to domestic business.

Nasr also speaks on globalization, emerging markets and the rise of China and Latin America in the global economy. A renowned advisor to policy-makers and business leaders alike, Nasr outlines where China is heading and what unforeseen obstacles may influence its path. As a pivotal player on the front lines of U.S. international relations, Nasrs up-to-the minute insights explore the fascinating intersection of politics, economics and diplomacy.

Born in Tehran, Nasr now resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife and three children.

Vali Nasr Videos

  • Vali Nasr on U.S.-Iranian Relations - YouTube
  • Charlie Rose Greenroom - Vali Nasr - YouTube

Vali Nasr Books

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  • How to book Vali Nasr?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Vali Nasr for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Vali Nasr, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Vali Nasr or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Vali Nasr?

    Booking fees for Vali Nasr, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Vali Nasr, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Vali Nasr?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Vali Nasr for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Vali Nasr for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Vali Nasr or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Vali Nasr or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Vali Nasr is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Vali Nasr for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Vali Nasr generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lawrence Summers, William Easterly, Peter Thiel, Robert Hormats and Stephen Breyer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Vali Nasr for an upcoming event.

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  • Vali Nasr on U.S.-Iranian Relations - YouTube
    Charlie Rose Greenroom - Vali Nasr - YouTube

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