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 is a J.D. candidate at Stanford Law School and former Research Associate to Professor Graham Allison at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He graduated from Stanford in 2013 with a B.A. in International Relations and was the first student to receive a certificate in Iranian Studies. 


Anna Hollingsworth

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. 

Stanford Graduate Students Studying Iran