Razieh Armin graduated from the Law School at University of Tehran with a BA in law focusing on Islamic law and private law. During her time as a law student, she was the editor in chief of the Scientific Association of Law journal (ENSAF) at University of Tehran and co- authored a book on the Iranian contract law doctrine. After graduation, she worked as a legal consultant in the private sector. She also taught Arabic grammar to high school students. In the summer of 2016, she interned at the UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Tehran for three months. At the UNODC, she worked on the Family Program, a project that aimed to train parents how to prevent their teenagers from abusing drugs and alcohol. Razieh was part of the adaptation committee to adapt the program to Islamic-Iranian culture. She joined Jackson Institute in the same year to focus on political conflicts and development in the Middle East. She also acquired advanced quantitative skills and worked as a teaching fellow for statistics and data analysis courses. In her second year, she also served as a fellow at the Kerry Initiative, preparing memos and briefs for the former Secretary of State John Kerry on contemporary conflicts in the Middle East, such as the Iran-Saudi rift and the economic and political effects of the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA (Iran nuclear deal). Upon graduating, Razieh will join the Middle East program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC.