Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Middle East Security and Nuclear Policy Specialist, Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University 

Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security. He is a former diplomat who served as Iran’s ambassador to Germany, head of the Foreign Relations Committee of Iran’s National Security Council, spokesman for Iran in its nuclear negotiations with the international community, foreign policy advisor to the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, vice president of the Center for Strategic Research for International Affairs, general director of foreign ministry for West Europe, chief of parliament administration, and the editor-in-chief of the English-language international newspaper Tehran Times. Mousavian earned a PhD in international relations from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. He is the author of Iran and the United States: An Insider’s View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace and The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Memoir and several other books on Iranian foreign policy.