Professor Abdollah Motamedi was appointed as the 6th President of Allameh Tabataba'i University (ATU) in September 2021. Prior to that, he had served as a member of the Board of Trustees at University of Isfahan; a member of the Psychology Committee at the Specialised Council for the Development and Promotion of Humanities; Vice-Dean and Department Head at ATU Faculty of Psychology and Education; and Vice-President for Research at ATU, among other posts.
Dr Motamedi holds a PhD degree in Psychology, received from Tarbiat Modares University (Iran) in 2002. He is currently an Academic Member (Full Professor) at the Faculty of Psychology and Education. His major areas of interest and expertise are evolutionary psychology; personality psychology; geropsychology; cultural and indigenous psychology; psychology of religion; and qualitative research. In what follows you can read Dr Motamedi's speech.