Hossein Khosrowjah is currently a visiting scholar at the Department of Visual Studies at the California College of the Arts. Previously, he had taught film and media, women studies, anthropology, and visual studies courses at SFSU, UC Berkeley, University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Saint John Fisher, and SUNY Brockport. In December 2010, He defended his dissertation "Unthinking the National Imaginary: The Singular Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami" at the University of Rochester's Program in Visual and Cultural Studies and is now in the process of publishing it as a book.
Khosrowjah is a founding member of City Theater Troupe in Boston (1984-1995) as a playwright, director, actor, art and sound designer. Staged works by Beckett, Ionesco, Pinter, Beyzai, and original works. He is a member of Darvag Theater Group in Berkeley since 1996, and an Independent filmmaker
- Review of Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir by Weal Ghonim (2012: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) in the Radical History Review, Issue 117, forthcoming in Fall 2013 by Duke University Press.
- “Gavazn-ha (The Deer): A Film by Masood Kimiai” entry for Routledge Encyclopedia of Cinema. “Oscar Micheaux” entry for Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History.
- “Neither Victims, Nor Heroines: Kiarostami’s Feminist Turn in Ten” in Situations: Project of Radical Imagination, Vol. IV, Issue I, Spring 2011.
- Co-edited and wrote the essay titled “A Brief History of Area Studies and International Studies: Knowing/Producing the Other and Serving the Security State” for the special issue on academic freedom of Arab Studies Quarterly, Summer 2011.
- “Israeli-Palestinian Postcards: Presentations of National Self: A Review Essay,” Invisible Culture, Spring 2006.
- Ph.D. Visual and Cultural Studies, December 2010, University of Rochester
- M.A. Cinema Studies, May 2002, San Francisco State University
- B.A. Cinema Studies, May 2000, San Francisco State University
- B.S. Electrical Engineering, May 1983, Boston University