Dr Stephanie Cronin
Stephanie Cronin is the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Research Fellow at St Antony’s College and is a member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford where she teaches graduates in Modern Middle Eastern Studies, specifically on (1) Iranian history, Qajar and Pahlavi periods and (2) History from below in the Middle East and North Africa. She has also held an Iran Heritage Foundation fellowship for many years.
Stephanie is the author of Armies and State-building in the Modern Middle East: Politics, Nationalism and Military Reform (I. B. Tauris, 2014); Soldiers, Shahs and Subalterns in Iran: Opposition, Protest and Revolt, 1921-1941 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); Tribal Politics in Iran: Rural Conflict and the New State, 1921-1941 (Routledge, 2006); and The Army and the Creation of the Pahlavi State in Iran, 1910-1926 (I. B. Tauris, 1997). She is the editor of Subalterns and Social Protest: History from Below in the Middle East and North Africa (Routledge, 2007); Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran: New Perspectives on the Iranian Left (Routledge, 2004); and The Making of Modern Iran; State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941 (Routledge, 2003). She is currently working on a social history of modern Iran “from below”.