Author Soli Özel

Soli Özel

Soli Özel holds a BA in Economics from Benningon College (1981) and an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS-1983). Mr. Özel is currently a full-time Professor at Kadir Has University. He is also a columnist at Habertürk Daily newspaper. He has guest lectured at Georgetown, Harvard, Tufts and other US universities, taught at UC Santa Cruz, SAIS, University of Washington, Hebrew University and held fellowships at Oxford, the EU Institute of Strategic Studies and was a Fisher Family Fellow of the “Future of Diplomacy Program” at the Belfer Center of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In the Spring of 2013 he was a Keyman fellow and a visiting lecturer at Northwestern University. From 2015 to 2017 he was a Richard von Weizsacker fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin. In June he will start a six month fellowship at Institut Montaigne in Paris and work on global issues for the Institut’s newly launched international relations program. He is a regular contributor to German Marshall Fund’s web site’s “ON Turkey” series. His work has been published in Internationale Politik, Journal of Democracy, Foreign Policy, International Security, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, The Guardian, Bitterlemons-International. He publishes regularly for l’Espresso magazine in Italy.