completed his B.A. in Philosophy and Minor in Persian Studies at Portland State University in 2016. He is interested in the synthesis of Iranian, German and French thought in political philosophy, economy, literature, liberation theology and radical pedagogy, specifically, Shi'ism and Marxism. His language focuses are Persian, Modern Hebrew and Arabic. His extracurricular activities include, but are not limited to, recording music, revering Morrissey, and beard-stroking.