Dr. Davood Moradian

  • Full Name : Dr. Davood Moradian
  • Contact No : 00447983354399 /
  • Email : director@aissonline.org
  • Position : Director General
  • Section : Director of AISS


Dr. Davood Moradian is the founder and the first director-general of the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS).

He earned a doctorate degree from University of St Andrews (Scotland). His doctorate thesis was on the conception of punishment in ancient Greece, Islam and International Justice.


  • International Relations
  • Political Analysis
  • Regional Cooperation
  • Research
  • Management
  • Teaching


  • He has worked with the Afghan government since 2006 in different capacities, including chief of programs at President Karzai’s office and chief policy advisor to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-11).
  • He also taught international relations at the University of St Andrews and the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).