Siavush Randjbar-Daemi is a lecturer of Iranian History at the University of Manchester. Prior to arriving at Manchester, he taught Middle Eastern and Iranian History at Royal Holloway and the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies.
Randjbar-Daemi received his education from several universities such as: London School of Economics, University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (MA), and University of London Royal Holloway (PhD). He is the Book Reviews Editor (History) for the Iranian Studies academic journal and is preparing to teach the only specialist course on the Iranian Revolution of 1979 in the UK.
He is presently writing a book entitled, Controlling Iran: The Struggle for Power in the Islamic Republic, forthcoming in October 2015. His published journal articles include: “Building the Islamic State: The Draft Constitution of 1979 Reconsidered”, “Bar Bal-e Bohran [Flying on the Wings of Crisis] (Book Review)”, and “The Quest for the State in the Islamic Republic of Iran.”