Mr. Reza Bahar studies the history of table tennis in the 19th century, focusing on its role in Great Britain and other European countries. Following the cultural exchange facilitated between the United States and the People’s Republic of China during the 1970s, Reza Bahar researches the political applications of table tennis as a cultural bridge. Since the political relations between the United States and China have improved, their economies have become intricately and mutually supportive, and Reza Bahar hopes to use this ability to solve political unrest that exists today, especially in the Middle East and Asia. By encouraging the establishment of table tennis organizations around the world, Reza Bahar works to facilitate cultural understanding and conflict resolution. Starting in his own neighborhood, Reza Bahar holds table tennis clinics, which he is passionate about teaching. When he is not involved with table tennis, Reza Bahar enjoys watching films, naming Forrest Gump and Reservoir Dogs among his favorites. Reza Bahar enjoys reading political thrillers and nonfiction works about conflict resolution through international trade and investment.