Dr. Shahrzad Kamyab, born in Iran, holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis in Comparative International Education from Florida State University. She has been a professor of Comparative Education and Student Teaching Supervisor at Chapman University, and Coordinator for Study Abroad at Grossmont College in San Diego. She was invited to Iran by the Ministry of Education to conduct workshops for Iranian educators, and has consulted with the Ministry of Education on various projects. She has also been published in Russia and has been invited to lecture at the pedagogical universities in Siberia.
Dr. Kamyab is the author of book chapters and articles with a focus on youth unemployment and higher education in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and specifically Iran's Higher Education. Currently, authoring an edited volume on Internationalization of Higher education and the unintended consequences. In addition, Dr. Kamyab has been a visiting professor in Mexico and Iran.