Kevan Harris

Dr. Kevan Harris is a sociologist and postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University’s Department of Near Eastern Studies. He travels to Iran frequently, and recently visited the Islamic Republic during the election of Hassan Rouhani as well as in March 2014. His writings on Iranian politics, economy, and society have appeared in numerous venues such as Foreign AffairsForeign Policy, andTime. Dr. Harris is currently writing a book, The Martyrs Welfare State, on Iranian welfare politics from the 1979 revolution to the present. His most recent published works can be found on his website,