Dr Roham Alvandi
Assistant Professor of International History
Non LSE positions held
British Institute of Persian Studies
Region Head, Middle East and North Africa
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Dr Roham Alvandi is a historian of Iran and the modern Middle East. He is the author of "Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War" (Oxford University Press, 2014). He has written extensively on the history of Iran’s foreign relations and is currently working on a second book, "Iran’s Cold War," an international history of Iran’s role in the global struggle between the capitalist West and communist East from the 1940s to the 1980s.
Before joining the LSE, he worked on the strategic planning staff in the office of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Tehran.
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