Middle East Studies

Teaching in Tehran: Alumna Tiffany Amin Javaheri '13.5 pursues her passion for education in Iran and in the U.S.

After graduation, Tiffany joined the Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University as a research assistant on the Encyclopædia Iranica. Her work connected her with her family in Iran, where she travelled extensively and taught English language at the Aryanpour School and Avid School for seven months. Upon returning to the U.S., she pursued her idea to create a temperature-regulating headscarf for women as a design administrator in the neckwear division at Collection XIIX.

In 2017, Tiffany joined the Packer Collegiate Institute as a fourth grade associate teacher. This year she is teaching third grade at Packer and applying to graduate school to study education.