As you read this, Iranians have just finished voting in one of their most highly anticipated elections in decades. Whatever the outcome of the election, both the US and Iranian governments will need to catch up to their citizens—we are ready for peace. This isn’t just something I’ve […]
Since I returned from Iran, I have been poring over photos and videos and preparing to report back about the amazing experience I had, and to mobilize people to take action to pressure our government for a better Iran policy. I am excited to share what I learned […]
Now that I am back in the states, I have finally had the time and the fast internet connection to get my photos from Iran up on the web. You can view them on flickr and facebook. Enjoy!
On our last day in Tehran, we had a meeting with Dr. Hosseini, professor of American Studies at Tehran University, and some of his M.A. students. The American Studies program has only existed for a year and a half, and they focus on learning about American culture and […]
As our group was walking from our visit to the nearby Armenian Christian Church to catch a cab to Imam Khomeini’s house, I finally saw the infamous building with a mural showing the American flag and dropping bombs that reads “Down with the USA.” I was obviously not […]
While I was out shopping near our hotel in Tehran today, I stopped in a market for a bottle of water. A man in the store named Hossein recognized that I spoke English, and when he asked where I was from, I explained what I am doing in […]