Azad Amanat is an intern at the Oman Library at the Middle East Institute. He recently graduated from Yale with a B.A. in history, focusing on the Middle East. While an undergraduate, he pursued his interest in diplomacy and international relations and wrote a senior essay on Iranian-American negotiations during the beginnings of the 1979 Revolution. He plans to return to school to complete a Masters in Public Policy and then would like to pursue a career in diplomacy.