Policy Fellow, NUFDI
Navid Mohebbi a Policy Fellow at NUFDI and a long-time democracy advocate and a former political prisoner in Iran. He has written extensively on Iran’s political and social affairs and worked with many civil society organizations in Iran on a range of political, human rights, and women’s rights issues.
Navid was born and raised in Iran. Before coming to the US in 2013, he lived in Turkey for two years. He holds a BA in international relations and Middle Eastern studies from George Washington University.
He previously worked as a Persian media analyst for the State Department. He also recently completed a DOD-funded fellowship program where he researched the impact of climate change on political stability in Iran.