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Dr Evaleila Pesaran

Dr Evaleila Pesaran

College Lecturer at Murray Edwards College

Office Phone: 01223 767 265

Research Interests

Dr Evaleila Pesaran is a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Murray Edwards College. She is the author of Iran’s Struggle for Economic Independence: Reform and Counter-Reform in the Post-Revolutionary Era (London: Routledge 2011). Dr Pesaran is interested in questions of sovereignty and the consequences of foreign economic involvement in the Middle East. Her current research project explores the role of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (now BP) in the formation and development of the 20th century Iranian state.  For further details on her research and teaching activities, please see her Murray Edwards College webpage.