Professor Maryam Alemzadeh

Research Interests
Research Disciplines:
  • Sociology
  • Middle East Studies
Research Keywords:
  • Revolutions, State-building, Militias, Religion, Everyday Practice
  • Iran
Research Cluster:
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Alemzadeh, Maryam, David Patel, and Kelly Stedam. 2020. “Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon after Soleimani.” Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Crown Conversations, no. 1.

Alemzadeh, Maryam. 2020. “Ordinary Brother, Exceptional General: What Major General Soleimani’s Killing Means for the IRGC.” Foreign Affairs.

Alemzadeh, Maryam, Eric Lob, and Arshin Adib-Moghaddam. 2020. “Roundtable: Backdrop and Reverberations of Soleimani’s Assassination (Part 1: Iran).” Jadaliyya.

Alemzadeh, Maryam. 2019. “The Informal Roots of the IRGC: Implications for Iranian Politics Today.” Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Middle East Brief, no. 130.



Alemzadeh, Maryam. 2022. “Iranian Women and Gender in the Iran-Iraq War. Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh.” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 1-3.

​Alemzadeh, Maryam. 2021. “Iran’s Reconstruction Jihad: Rural Development and Regime Consolidation after 1979. Eric Lob.” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 53(2), 365-367.   

Alemzadeh, Maryam. 2020. “A Political Prosopography of the Islamic Republic: Post-Revolutionary Iran: A Handbook, Mehrzad Boroujerdi and Kourosh Rahimkhani.” Iranian Studies, 53(3-4): 680-682.

Alemzadeh, Maryam. 2018. “Vanguard of the Imam: Religion, Politics, and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.” Global Change, Peace & Security, 31(3): 371-3.