Reza Pahlavi is a political science alumnus of USC and vocal advocate for democracy and human rights. He is the author of “Winds of Change: The Future of Democracy in Iran” in which he presents his vision of a democratic Iran centered on popular sovereignty and self-determination. Pahlavi also is a U.S. Air Force-trained fighter pilot.


Reza Pahlavi will talk on “Iran-U.S. Relations at a New Crossroad,” a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Political Science. Pahlavi is the eldest son of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the former shah whose monarchy was toppled during Iran’s Islamic Revolution in 1979.

UCI Student Center, Crystal Cove Auditorium (bldg. 113, grid E8 on campus map)

07:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come basis. For information, contact the political science department at 949-824-5361 or Media should contact Laura Rico at 949-824-9055 or Parking is available for $7 in the Student Center Parking Structure at the corner of West Peltason and Pereira drives.