Morgane Colleau

Discipline: Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies
Research Centre/Unit: Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies

Project Summary

Iran’s Justice- and Status-Seeking Foreign Policy through the Prism of the Nuclear Issue: The Ahmadinejad Presidency, 2005-2013

Supervisory Team

Professor Gareth Stansfield  

Dr Klejda Mulaj

Wider Research Interests

I have broad research interests in:

·         Iran's Foreign Policy and history

·         Middle East Politics

·         International Relations Theories, Constructivism in particular

·         Security Studies

·         Political Economy

·         Social movements and political mobilisation

Authored Publications/Reports

Colleau, M. (July 2014) Iraq’s 2014 Elections: A Prelude to the Country’s Partition?, Ethnopolitics Papers, 4(29),

Colleau, M. (March 2014) Iran’s Nuclear Policy: Concealed Intentions, Suspicious Behaviours. An Exploration of the Framing of Iran’s Nuclear Programme as a Threat to International Peace and Security, Ethnopolitics Papers, 4(26),

Colleau, M. (March 2014) Written evidence - Inquiry of the Foreign Affairs Committee into the UK Government’s policy towards Iran.,

Colleau, M. (March 2015) Review of Khatib, L., Matar, D. and Alshaer, A. eds. 2014. The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication. London: C. Hurst & Co. , This book review was also published on the VOX-Pol Network of Excellence (NoE) on 6 May 2015. See

Colleau, M. (January 2015) Review of Buskens, I. and Webb, A. eds. 2014. Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies. London: Zed Books,