The Department of History
Distinguished Professor of Iranian and Middle Eastern history and politics
Phone: (646) 312-4327
Ervand Abrahamian (B.A., M.A., Oxford University; Ph.D. Columbia University), an Armenian born in Iran and raised in England, is well qualified by education and experience to teach world and Middle East history. He has published Iran Between Two Revolutions, The Iranian Mojahedin, Khomeinism, Tortured Confessions, and Inventing the Axis of Evil. He teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center, and has taught at Princeton, New York University, and Oxford University. He is currently working on two books: one is The CIA Coup in Iran; and another, A History of Modern Iran, for Cambridge University Press.