Assal Rad

Nonresident Fellow

Dr. Assal Rad is the former Research Director of the National Iranian American Council. Dr. Rad has written for such publications as Newsweek, Foreign Policy, and The National Interest and is the author of State of Resistance: Politics, Culture, and Identity in Modern Iran (Cambridge University Press, 2022). She has also appeared as a contributor on BBC World, Al Jazeera, CNN, and NPR.