Sina Toossi joined the National Iranian American Council as a Research Associate in July 2018 and assumed the role of Senior Research Analyst in 2019. In this role, Sina conducts research and writing on U.S.-Iran relations, Iranian politics, and Middle East policy issues. Previously, he was a research specialist at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he focused on nuclear and security policy issues related to the Middle East.
Sina has been published in Newsweek, The National Interest, The Huffington Post, The Atlantic Council’s IranSource, ThinkProgress, and The Washington Quarterly. He holds an MA in international affairs from American University’s School of International Service, with a regional concentration in the Middle East. He completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he double majored in economics and political science.