Alexandria (class of 2022) is a PhD candidate in Stanford’s department of Art History, with a certificate in Iranian Studies. She specializes in early modern art and architecture ...
Zack Edwards (‘24) is an East Asian Studies major from Encinitas, CA interested in international affairs, language, and culture. Coming from a half-Japanese background, Zack was ...
Julia (’23) is a junior majoring in History and double minoring in Dance and Iranian Studies. As an Iranian-American, she has always been interested in understanding her heritage ...
Matin (Class of 2022) is studying economics at Stanford. He grew up in Iran and his passions for Iranian literature, art, and politics are rooted in his upbringing. He is expanding ...
Featured Alum: Daniel Khalessi
- President of the Stanford Law Review
- Startup Co-Founder
- Yenching Scholar in Beijing
- Graduate Teaching Fellow at Yale
- Office of Ambassador Susan Rice
Daniel Khalessi returned to Stanford to earn his J.D. in 2022. In 2013 he earned a B.A. in International Relations and was the first student to receive a certificate in Iranian Studies. Daniel was a Research Associate to Professor Graham Allison at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Featured Alum: Anna Hollingsworth
Anna Hollingsworth graduated from Stanford in 2016 with a B.A. in history and was the first student to receive a minor in Iranian Studies. She reflects on how her time at Stanford influenced her post-graduate journey and shares advice for current students.