OUR FELLOWS | Golzar Sepehri


Golzar Sepehri is a Master’s student at Harvard University studying Middle Eastern studies, where her research focuses on international security. She recently served as a faculty aide to a distinguished professor, where her research duties focused on U.S. foreign relations.

Previously, Golzar spent three years working for Archival, conducting research on ancient and modern Iranian history. Her research extensively focused on Islamic history, Sufism, the 1953 coup, and the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Due to her extensive knowledge and educational background on Islam and Sufism, Golzar has led Archival’s Islamic history research, where she’s been the principal writer for the Islamic Special Feature script.

Golzar holds a B.A. from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in psychology, religious studies, and Arabic with honors. She is fluent in Farsi, proficient in Arabic (Modern Standard), and proficient in Urdu.

Research Areas

• Judeo-Christian and Islamic History
• Sufism
• National Security Issues of the Middle East
• U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East