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  • Graduate Assistant (E), Economics Department



  • Ph.D. expected, Economics, The University of Utah
  • M.A., Economics, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Dual B.A, Economics & Philosophy (magna cum laude), California State University, Los Angeles

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of the Howard Karsten Memorial Fellowship ($16,000) for the academic year 2017- 2018. 04/13/2017
  • Recipient of the 2017 Jewell J. Rasmussen Doctoral Research Grant ($3,198) for acquisition and analysis of restricted-use data to study the impact of changes in state minimum wage laws on population health. 03/02/2017
  • Recipient of the 2016 AFIT Student Scholar Award. Association for Institutional Thought, 12/18/2015


  • American Sign Language, basic.
  • English, fluent.
  • Persian, fluent.