Farzan Sabet

Farzan Sabet

Stanton Nuclear Security Predoctoral Fellow

Stanford University
Encina Hall, C205-10
Stanford CA 94305-6165

(650) 724-5706 (voice)

Research Interests

Iranian nuclear program under the shah, U.S. economic statecraft and the Iran sanctions regime, U.S.-Iran relations, Iranian foreign policy, Iranian domestic politics, Nonproliferation and arms control


Farzan Sabet is Nuclear Security Predoctoral Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and holds a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Doctoral Mobility Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. He is a doctoral candidate in international history at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. His doctoral research focuses on the Iranian nuclear program, its evolving relationship with the global nonproliferation regime, and U.S.-Iran relations. His dissertation is based on multi-archival research and interviews in North American, Europe, and the Middle East.

Farzan is also a co-founder and managing editor at IranPolitik, a website on key issues in Iranian foreign policy and domestic politics. His work on Iranian politics has also appeared in The Washington Post "Monkey Cage," The Atlantic, and War on the Rocks, among other outlets.