Ali Alfoneh's research areas include civil-military relations in Iran with a special focus on the role of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in the Islamic Republic. Mr. Alfoneh has been a research fellow at the Institute for Strategy at the Royal Danish Defence College and has taught political economy at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Southern Denmark.


  • Research Fellow, Copenhagen Middle East Research Programme, 2004-2006
  • Lecturer, University of Southern Denmark, 2003-2004
  • Independent Researcher, Institute for Political and International Studies, Tehran, 2003
  • Research Assistant, Office of the President of the European Affairs Committee of the Danish Parliament, 2002-2003
  • Elected Member, Herlev (Denmark) City Council, 1994-99


K.A., University of Copenhagen
B.A., University of Copenhagen


  • Contact Info

  • Resources

    Download Hi-Res Photo
  • Follow