Mahyar serves as Provost and Senior Vice-President at the  University of New Orleans and as a senior analyst at the RAND Corporation.

Mahyar writes extensively on national security policy matters, systems optimization, as well as, literary fiction.  He lives in New Orleans.

Look for a collection of Mahyar's books here

And through RAND

Pisgah Road, a new novel, published by Fountain Blue Press, is now available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other online booksellers, where you may also find Mahyar's debute novel, A Dark Sunny Afternoon.

Mahyar's short story, Tell Me More,

appeared in the Anthology of Short Stories, as part of the Reading Corner Series.  You may download the story free of charge at