Homa Katouzian


Faculty Member 

Faculty / College Address:

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies / St Antony's College



Research Interests:

  • Modern Iranian history
  • Mosaddeq and the movement for the nationalization of Iranian oil
  • Iranian nationalism
  • Iranian revolutions
  • Modern Persian literature
  • Sadeq Hedayat
  • Classical Persian literature
  • Sa'di.

Current Projects:

  • Studies in Iranian history and Persian literature.

Recent Publications:

  • Sadeq Hedayat, His Work and His Wondrous World, ed., London and New York: Routledge, 2007.
  • Iran in the 21st Century, co-ed, London and New York: Routledge, 2007.
  • Iranian History and Politics, the Dialectic of State and Society, London and New York: Routledge, paperback edition, 2007.
  • Sa'di, the Poet of Life, Love and Compassion, Oxford: Oneworld Publishers, 2006.
  • State and Society in Iran: The Eclipse of the Qajars and the Rise of the Pahlavis, London and New York: I. B. Tauris, paperback edition, 2006.
  • Sadeq Hedayat: The Life and Legend of an Iranian Writer, paperback edition, London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2002.
  • Musaddiq and the Struggle for Power in Iran, London and New York: I. B. Tauris, second, paperback, edition, 1999.

Full Publications

Further Info:

  • Homa Katouzian is also an economist and has publications in development economics, international economics, economic theory and economic philosophy and method.

Photograph of Homa Katouzian