Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour
Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour has been appointed Head of the Centre for International Research and Education of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and simultaneously President of the Iranian Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS). From 2013 to 2016 he was Advisor to the Minister Foreign Affairs on Strategic Issues. Between 2003 and 2004 he was Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations. Prior to this he was the Director of the Institute for Political and International Studies, the research branch of Iran’s Foreign Ministry. Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour received his PhD in Political Science from George Washington University and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard. Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour has taught at the College of International Relations of Tehran University, Azad University and Iran’s National Defense University.