Shahrzad Shahmohammadi earned her M.Sc. in Economics from University of Tehran. She is currently works as a Tutor in economics in Russia- Germany relations: Economics and politics (RDWP) program. She is completing a doctorate in Economics under supervision of Prof. Theocharis Grigoriadis. Her dissertation with the title “Essays in Political Economics” focuses on economics of religion, development and history of Iran and compares it to the history of Eastern Europe.