Abbas Barzegar

Director
The Horizon Forum at the Proteus Fund
Abbas Barzegar

Abbas Barzegar, Ph.D., serves as the Director of the Horizon Forum where he stewards its collaborative and stakeholder-centered research programming. He is a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations and maintains research and teaching affiliations with Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Emory University’s Masters in Development Program, and George Mason’s Center for Global Islamic Studies. He has years of applied research experience at the intersection of public policy, civil society, and conflict. His work has been supported by The European Union, The British Council, The US Institute of Peace (USIP), the Mellon Foundation, The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).