MA in English Literature, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; JD, School of Law, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California. Transactional Attorney; Securitization and Private Equity; Pro Bono Attorney and Consultant, public interest legal organizations; Teacher, inner-city high schools; universities. Member, New York State Bar; Editorial Board, Daily Star. Zafar Sobhan is Opinions Editor of The Daily Star, a national English-language daily. In addition, he writes a weekly column and edits Forum, a monthly focusing on economics, politics and policy. Sobhan is also involved with a number of organizations aimed at youth empowerment and participation in civic, social and political affairs. He is also a member of the New York State Bar and a licensed New York City public school teacher. Sobhan received his BA in English literature from Pomona College, his MA in English literature from the University of British Columbia, and his JD from Pepperdine University. In addition, he was a 2009 Yale World Fellow.