Visiting Scholar at Harvard Is Antisemitic Iranian Professor Ideologically Aligned With Supreme Leader

An Iranian professor aligned with the regime in Tehran — who warned of a global “Jewish threat” — is currently employed by Harvard University as a visiting scholar, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

Ali Akbar Alikhani

Ali Akbar Alikhani. What could go wrong?

According to the report, Ali Akbar Alikhani, an associate professor at the University of Tehran, is working on a project focused on “peace and peaceful coexistence in Islam” for Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES). An outspoken critic of Israel and Zionism, Alikhani is a passionate adherent to the ideological teachings of hardline Iranian leaders, such as Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.