In May 2008, Naozad completed the Master of Arts degree in European Studies at the Institute for European Studies, UBC. Previously, he finished an undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2003 with a focus on Canadian foreign and security policy. During his time at UBC, he obtained a six month internship with the International Organization for Migration (Vienna office). He has worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute under the supervision of Professor Kurt Huebner, and as a volunteer researcher for the Human Security Centre at the Liu Institute for Global Studies. Naozad is currently applying his skills in Europe.

His main research interests are human security, European migration, and EU external relations.