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Project Researcher, Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Project
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Farzan Sabet

Farzan is a Project Researcher in the Middle East WMD Free Zone Project. Farzan was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Global Governance Centre at the Institute, Nuclear Security Predoctoral Fellow at the Centre for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, and a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Government, Georgetown University. He is a historian who has conducted research and published on global regimes, Middle East politics, and U.S. foreign policy through the lenses of history, IR, sociology, and law. He holds a PhD and a master's degree in International History from the Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland and a B.A. in History and Political Science from McGill University, Canada. He speaks English, French and Persian.

Fazan’s areas of expertise include nuclear arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation, economic sanctions, global regimes, Middle East politics, and U.S. foreign policy.


Recent Publications:

Mallard, Grégoire, Farzan Sabet, and Jin Sun. “The Humanitarian Gap in the Global Sanctions Regime.” Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, vol. 26, no. 1, 2020, pp. 121–153.