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Hosseini '12 Receives Iran's Book Season Award

February 19, 2012

Vermont Law School's Mohammad Hosseini '12 was cited as a joint winner in Iran's 17th Book of the Season Awards for the best translated books in law.Image of Iran flag

The awards, which are from Iran's Ministry of Culture and Iran's Book House, are among the most prestigious academic awards in Iran.

The book that he translated, which is titled "International Environmental Law," is published in English by the United Nations Environment Programme and in Persian by Mizan Publishing Center. The Iran Book News Agency mentions Hosseini under Praiseworthy works in Social Sciences.

Hosseini, a native of Iran, hopes to combine his knowledge of international and environmental law with his experience as a journalist to have a positive impact on the Middle East region. He is a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Commission on Environmental Law and serves as its Focal Point in the Middle East.

Hosseini also recently had a paper accepted from among more than 250 submitted papers for the Mid-Year Annual Meeting of American Society of International Law, Research Forum in UCLA in November.

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