Graduated from Tarbiat Moallem (Kharazmi) University and Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran with a Masters Degree in Political Science, Political Geography and Geopolitics.
Boochani was prevented from enrolling to complete his PHD due to pressure placed upon him due to his advocacy for Kurdish cultural freedom. In 2012 Boochani wrote a paper on geopolitics and protecting minority rights. He was invited to a conference in Paris to deliver the paper. He was refused a passport and thus could not attend. The paper was delivered by his Professor from Tarbiat Modares Univerity, Tehran.
Non-resident Visiting Scholar at the Sydney Asia Pacific Migration Centre (SAPMiC), University of Sydney.
Boochani B; Flores D; Sibanda A; Mujakachi V; Temboman ; Fafa ; Huzzard R; Cape-Davenhill L; Sirriyeh A; Lewis H; Lonergan G; Conlon D; Bennett B; Tofighian O, 2020, 'Transnational communities for dismantling detention: From Manus Island to the UK', Community Psychology in Global Perspective., vol. 6, pp. 108 - 128