Shahrzad Mohtadi

Mohtadi is the Bulletin‘s 2011 Leonard M. Rieser Fellow for research at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy. A student of political science at Columbia University, Mohtadi’s research interests include political and social transitions in the Middle East and Central Asia. With funding via several fellowships, she has studied microfinance in post-Soviet Tajikistan, political transition in Myanmar, and, most recently, the effects of climate change on human migration in the Middle East.