Giorgia Perletta is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Bologna. She is also Adjunct Lecturer at the Graduate School for Economics and International Relations (ASERI) in Milan, where she teaches History and Politics of Modern Iran and Water Security in the Middle East; and Visiting Lecturer at the Prague University of Economics and Business, where she teaches a course on "Iran and the International System: past and present".
Her research interests include contemporary Iranian politics and history, factionalism of post-revolutionary elites, and Iran's regional projection. She is also interested in hydropolitics in the Middle East and how environmental changes affects Iran's domestic and foreign relations.
Previously, she was Program Coordinator of the Master in Middle Eastern Studies at the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations (ASERI) in Milan. In 2019, she obtained a PhD in Institutions and Policies from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, where she is currently Teaching Assistant for courses in Geopolitics (undergrad) and History and Institutions of Asia (graduate).
Among her latest publications is the volume Political Radicalism in Iran and Ahmadinejad's presidencies, Palgrave Macmillan, March 2022.