Awards, News, & Exhibitions
2012 - Photography Boot Camp Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University Graduate Journalism School, Manhattan, NY.
2012 - Group Exhibition at South Street Seaport Museum on Occupy Wall Street, Manhattan, NY.
2011 - Remembering 9/11: Here is New York Group Exhibition at the International Center of Photography, Manhattan, NY.
2011 - Photography Boot Camp Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University Graduate Journalism School, Manhattan, NY.
2010 - Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
2010 - The Carter Center Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism (Haiti) 2010-2011.
2010 - Exhibition: Document: Iranian-Americans in Los Angeles. Fowler Museum at UCLA. Made possible by Farhang Foundation grant
2009 - Photography Book Now honorable mention - book on Iran; "Where is My Vote"
2009 - Juror for MIT Legatum Center annual photo competition
2009 - Cover story on Iran in NPPA's magazine, the News Photographer (August issue)
2009 - 2nd Place NYPPA News Picture Story
2008 - PDN World in Focus
2008 - The PASS Award for photography
2007 - Daylight podcast and publication on Iran's nuclear program
2007 - Lecture on AIDS & drug use in Iran at Yale University
2007 - Krappy Kamera 9
2006 - Sideluck PotShow VIII
2006 - Just Foreign Policy traveling exhibition
2005 - NYPA first place photo award for spot news
2002 - TimeOut NY magazine "Untitled" group exhibition at Ariel Meyerowitz gallery