Ali Rahnema

Ali Rahnema (Persian: علی رهنما‎;b. 1952) is an Iranian economist and historian. He is a professor of economics at the American University of Paris, and director of its MA program in Middle East and Islamic studies.[1][2]

Ali Rahnema
Alma materUniversité de Paris I, Tufts University
Scientific career
FieldsEconomics, History, Sociology
InstitutionsAmerican University of Paris


Rahnema has a BA from Lewis and Clark College, MA and MALD degrees from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University, and a Doctorat de Troisième Cycle from the Université de Paris I - Sorbonne.[2]


  • Superstition as Ideology in Iranian Politics: From Majlesi to Ahmadinejad. Cambridge University Press. 6 June 2011. ISBN 978-1-139-49562-2.
  • An Islamic Utopian: A Political Biography of Ali Shariati. I.B.Tauris. 3 June 2000. ISBN 978-1-86064-552-5.
  • The Pioneers of Islamic Revival, ed. (New Edition with Major New Introduction by the Editor) Zed Books, 2005. Malaysian Edition 2006. Indonesian Translation
  • Pioneers of Islamic Revival. Palgrave Macmillan. 1994. ISBN 978-1-85649-254-6.
  • Farhād Nuʻmānī; Farhad Nomani; Ali Rahnema (1994). Islamic economic systems. Zed Books. ISBN 978-1-85649-057-3.
  • ʻAlī Rāhnamā; Farhād Nuʻmānī (1990). The Secular Miracle: Religion, Politics, and Economic Policy in Iran. Zed Books. ISBN 978-0-86232-938-9.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ About Ali Rahnema
  2. ^ a b Ali Rahnema. American University of Paris. Accessed March 2014.