Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran,
Dr. Seyed Kazem Sajjadpour is the Deputy Foreign Minister for Research and Education of Iran and President of the Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS). Prior to this, he served as Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative for the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations and Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Strategic Issues. He was previously a Professor of International Relations. He received his PhD from George Washington University and was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard.