Ervand Abrahamian (Armenian: Երվանդ Աբրահամյան; Persian: یرواند آبراهامیان; born 1940) is a historian of Middle Eastern and particularly Iranian history.
An Armenian born in Iran and raised in England, he received his M.A. at Oxford University and his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He teaches at the City University of New York (CUNY) where he is Distinguished Professor of History at Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He has taught at Princeton University, New York University and Oxford University. Abrahamian was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010.
He has appeared as a guest on such shows as The Charlie Rose Show and World Focus, speaking on contemporary Iranian politics.
- Iran Between Two Revolutions (1982),
- The Iranian Mojahedin (1989),
- Khomeinism (1993),
- Tortured Confessions (1999),
- Inventing the Axis of Evil
- A History of Modern Iran (2008).
- The Coup: 1953, The CIA and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations (2013).