Robert Czulda is a specialist in international security, defense, Iran and the Middle East; and Assistant Professor at the University of Lodz, Poland. Between 2017-2018, he was a Visiting Scholar at Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) under a Fulbright Senior Award. He is an alumnus of the Young Leaders’ Dialogue of the US Department of State (2010-2011), and has been a visiting lecturer at universities in Iran, Ireland, Lithuania, Turkey and Slovakia, as well as the National Cheng-chi University in Taipei. Robert is also a freelance defense journalist and contributor to IHS Jane’s. He travels to Iran regularly. Robert is the author of various papers about Iran, and of a book entitled "Iran 1925–2014: Between Reza Shah and Hassan Rouhani."