Curriculum Vitae

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Georgetown University (September 2015 – May 2017)
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Masters of Science in Foreign Service – Global Politics & Security
*Recipient of School of Foreign Service Merit Scholarship
*Received Distinction on Masters Comprehensive Exam

University of California, Santa Barbara (September 2004 – May 2008)
College of Creative Studies, Honors Program
Bachelors of Arts in Creative Studies Literature
Minor in Professional Editing & Writing
*Graduated with Honors


The Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control (Washington DC)
Research Associate (September 2017 – Present)

Georgetown University, Department of Government (Washington DC)
Graduate Teaching Assistant (August 2016 – May 2017)

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Washington DC)
Executive Editor, Online (May 2016 – May 2017)
Managing Editor, Online (September 2015 – May 2016)

Project on Middle East Democracy (Washington DC)
Iran Summer Program Associate (May 2016 – Aug 2016)

Sustainable Conservation (San Francisco, CA)
Digital Marketing & Communications Strategist (February 2014 – August 2015)

Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi‘i Islam (San Francisco, CA)
Editor for Mohammad Jafar Amir Mahallati, Presidential Scholar in Islamic Studies at Oberlin College, Former Director General of Economic and International Affairs for Iran (1981-1987), Former Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations (1987-1989). (San Francisco, CA)

United for Iran (Berkeley, CA)
Program Manager

Mazzetti & Associates (San Francisco, CA)
Marketing & Business Development Coordinator



  • “The Right to Education: Discrimination Against Students in Iran.” Presenter, UC Berkeley Baha’i Association Teach-In (April 2011).
  • “Social Media, the Internet, & Student Activism in Iran.” Presenter, Amnesty International Western Regional Conference (October 2010).


  • Languages: English (native), Farsi (fluent), French (basic)
  • Technology: WordPress (expert), HTML (expert), CSS (proficient), PHP (proficient)
  • Design: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop