Dr. Abbas Milani is author of The Shah, a biography of Mohammad-Reza Shah Pahlevi that provides a revisionist account of the roots of the Iranian revolution and a detailed account of US relations with the Shah based on new archival material.

Abbas Milani is an Iranian-American historian and Iranologist.  He is a visiting professor of Political Science, and the director of the Iranian Studies program at Stanford University.  He is also a research fellow and codirector of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution.

This event will be followed by a book signing at the Harvard COOP at 7pm.