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Abbas Amanat


Academic Profile

Professor of History and International Studies, Department of History, Yale University
Director, Yale Program in Iranian Studies
Editor, Yale Iranian History Internet History Archive
Consulting Editor, Encyclopedia Iranica
Editorial Board, Ashkaar Publishers

Sample Publications

Resurrection and Renewal: The Making of the Babi Movement in Iran (Cornell UP, 1989); paperback 2005 Pivot of the Universe: Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar and Iranian Monarchy (University of California P, 1997), paperback 2008 Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism (IB Tauris, 2009), From Tehran to Akka (Ashkaar Publishers, 2016), Iran: A Modern History (Yale University Press, 2017).

Current Position

William Graham Sumner Professor of History, Yale University