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Islamic Revolution in Iran has made a favorable infrastructure for scientific research. A part of these research refers to the dissertations in which post-graduate students of state universities have tried to analyze Islamic revolution. Academic dissertations are valuable information source that bring about special conditions for research. Content analysis is a common procedure through which many research have been carried out. The purpose of this article is to study and analyze research on Islamic revolution in Iran between 1979 –2010. About 80 thesis has been written on Islamic Revolution in Iran during 25 years by graduate departments of state universities. Based on this fact, this research employs "second analysis" method on available information that has been collected on the basis of data available in database of Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and technology (IranDoc) affiliated to Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The main variables of this research, in addition to nine research trends, consist of research partnership by gender, discipline, programme, type of university, thesis date, and number of pages of research.