Carl Forsberg is an international and diplomatic historian. His current book project charts the agency of Arab, Iranian, and US elites in transforming the structure of Middle Eastern regional politics during the 1970s and in constructing a counter-revolutionary coalition that persists through the present.
Carl was previously an Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy at Harvard’s Belfer Center and a Minerva/ Jennings Randolph Dissertation Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and his BA from Yale University. Prior to his graduate studies, he worked in Washington, D.C., and Kabul, writing on the contemporary conflict in Afghanistan.