Pejman Abdolmohammadi is Associate Research Fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies. He is also Resident Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics – Middle East Centre and Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Genoa. Pejman was formerly a Lecturer in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies at the American John Cabot University in Rome, Italy (2013-2016).
Pejman is Senior Advisor in international trade and development with a special focus on the Middle East international relations and political affairs. Iran’s political affairs and post-sanctions international trade and investment has been central to Pejman’s research and advisory work where he has advised a wide-range of international companies, European governments and financial institutions on their trade and investment risk analysis of doing business with Iran. As an Iranian-Italian Scholar, Pejman is frequently interviewed by leading international media, including CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, RAI and France 24. Pejman is a member of the British Society of Middle Eastern Studies and the British Institute for the Persian Studies. He holds a PhD from University of Genoa, Italy and a Post-Doctorate fellowship from London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE).