Giorgia Perletta holds a Ph.D. in Institutions and Policies at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan, where she is also Teaching Assistant. Her research interests focus on Iranian contemporary politics, domestic factionalism and the evolution of post-revolutionary ideologies. She is Visiting lecturer at the Prague University of Economics and Business (VSE). She is the author of Political radicalism in Iran and Ahmadinejad’s presidencies published by Palgrave Macmillan (2022). She published several scientific papers and her articles appeared also on Atlantic Council, ISPI, IAI, Oasis Foundation and Aspenia. Currently, she is working on environmental politics and the impact of water crisis in the Iranian domestic and foreign relations. She also holds a M.A. in European and International Policies and a Master in Middle Eastern Studies at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.