Pejman was Visiting Fellow at the Centre between May 2015 and July 2018. He is also Lecturer of Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies at John Cabot University in Rome. His research and teaching activities focus on the politics and history of modern Iran, the intellectual history of Iran, geopolitics of the Persian Gulf and international relations of the Middle East. As an Iranian–Italian Scholar, Pejman provides comments and analyses regarding Middle Eastern issues on the Italian national TV, RAIUNO and BBC Persian. He collaborates with the Italian Institute for International Political Studies in Milan (ISPI) as an expert on Iranian politics. In the Fall of 2014, he was Visiting Lecturer in the Department of World Cultures at the University of Helsinki. He was also previously Visiting Researcher, through a DAAD Grant, at the Islamicwissenschaft Institute of the University of Kiel in Germany. His latest book, Modern Iran: Between Domestic Affairs and International Relations was published by Mondadori, Italy's leading publisher, in October 2015.