Feyzi has degrees in Philosophy and Social Policy, and completed her PhD in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London, where she conducted research on the relationship between NGOs and the left parties in Nepal. She has taught at SOAS in Development Studies and at UCL in Geography. Her research interests include social movement strategy and organising, NGOs, alternatives to neoliberalism and imperialism, labour and migration, and politics and development in Nepal and South Asia. She is on the executive committee of the Britain-Nepal Academic Council and the editorial board of Capital & Class.
Feyzi co-convenes the MA Postcolonial Culture and Global Policy, and teaches two core modules on the programme: Policy Lab and Placement (Autumn and Spring Terms) and Globalisation: Policy, Politics, Critique (Spring Term).