Roya Aghavali
Program and Finance Assistant

Roya Aghavali joined the Institute for South Asia Studies as Program and Finance Assistant after receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology in 2018. She is very interested in education, specifically public education, and is aspiring to get a masters degree in education. She has worked at Irvine Valley College before coming to work at UC Berkeley and is really excited to join the institute. As a student at UC Berkeley, she was on the student board for the Center of Middle Eastern Studies and really enjoyed promoting their events among the students. She is looking forward to doing the same and more for the Institute for South Asia Studies.

Middle East and South Asian politics, language, and culture; Activism; Social movements
BA in Anthropology, UC Berkeley, 2018