Non-Resident Fellow in Terrorism and Security Studies
PhD Political Science
Dr. Alma Keshavarz is a Small Wars Journal—El Centro Associate. She received her PhD in Political Science at Claremont Graduate University. Her dissertation focused on hybrid warfare applied to the Islamic State, Russia, and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Her research interests include non-state actors in the Middle East and North Africa and national security strategy with a regional focus on Middle East politics, specifically Iran, Iraq, Yemen, and Syria. She is fluent in Spanish and Farsi.