Professor Abdolmohammadi Publishes Article on U.S. Elections in LSE Blog
On November 10, Political Science Professor Pejman Abdolmohammadi published a blog post on the London School of Economics Middle East Centre titled “Iran’s Hardliners: The Unexpected Winners of the US Elections.”
Professor Abdolmohammadi teaches History and Politics of Middle East and Islamic Studies at JCU. He is also Visiting Fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre. His research and teaching activities focus on the politics and history of modern Iran, the intellectual history of Iran, geopolitics of the Persian Gulf, and international relations of the Middle East.
In the article, Professor Abdolmohammadi argues how the unexpected election of Donald Trump to the presidency will strengthen Iranian conservative fronts, led by Ayatollah Khamenei, while weakening progressives, such as current President Rouhani.
Read the full article.
Learn more about the Department of Political Sciences and International Affairs.