Stephanie Cronin


Research Fellow, Iranian History

Faculty / College Address:

Oriental Institute


Research Interests:

  • Modern Iran
  • Subaltern Studies

Current Projects:

Iranian-Russian relations, History from Below in the Middle East and North Africa

Courses Taught:

  • Iranian history, Qajar, Pahlavi and Islamic Republic periods
  • History from below in the Middle East and North Africa

Recent Publications:

  • Armies and State-building in the Modern Middle East: Politics, Nationalism and Military Reform (I. B. Tauris, 2014)
  • Shahs, Soldiers and Subalterns: Opposition, Protest and Rebellion in Modern Iran, 1921-1941 (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010)
  • Tribal Politics in Iran: Rural Conflict and the New State, 1921-1941 (Routledge, 2006)
  • The Army and the Creation of the Pahlavi State in Iran, 1910-1926,   (I. B. Tauris, 1997)
  • (Ed) Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress (Routledge, 2014)
  • (Ed) Iranian-Russian Encounters: Empires and Revolutions since 1800  (Routledge, 2013)
  • (Ed) Subalterns and Social Protest: History from Below in the Middle East and North Africa (Routledge, 2007)
  • (Ed) Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran: New Perspectives on the Iranian Left (Routledge, 2004)
  • (Ed) The Making of Modern Iran; State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941 (Routledge, 2003)