Ervand Abrahamian is a lecturer at Baruch College and recognized as a Distinguished Professor of History after more than forty years of teaching experience. Abrahamian previously taught at the prestigious universities of Oxford, Columbia, and Princeton, in addition to the Graduate Center in the City University of New York. He received his B.A. from Oxford University and consequently attended Columbia University, where he obtained his Ph.D.
His book publications include: Iran Between Two Revolutions (Princeton University Press); The Iranian Mujahedin (Yale University Press); Khomeinism (University of California Press); Tortured Confessions (University of California Press); A History of Modern Iran (Cambridge University Press); and The Coup: 1953, The CIA, and the Roots of Modern US-Iran Relations (New Press). He is currently working on a book regarding the 1979 revolution in Iran.