Kadir Has University, Turkey
Soli Özel is a professor of international relations and political science at Istanbul Kadir Has University. He 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, and an advisor to TÜSİAD (the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association). 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 is now a Miller Family Fellow at the Belfer Center of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.