Masoud Mostajabi is an assistant director of the Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing a robust portfolio of Middle East security issues, policy research, and business development. Previously an assistant director of the Council’s South Asia Center, Masoud’s research focuses on diplomacy, human rights, climate change, and development. Masoud received his bachelor’s of science in Political Science at Arizona State University and his master’s in International Studies from American University’s School of International Service in 2017.