Christian Jaffe is a Tavaana project coordinator. Previously a Tavaana intern, he is a strong believer in promoting liberal democratic values and is passionate about the history and cultural heritage of Iran. He received his B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies from the University of Virginia, and a double M.A. from the University of Kent and the Philipps-Universität Marburg. He is proficient in Persian as well as German and Spanish.