Join us for breakfast with Soli Özel, professor of International Relations at Kadir Has University and foreign news editor and a columnist for the Gazete Habertürk, one of Turkey’s largest daily newspapers. From 1998 until 2007, he was the Editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy-Türkiye, and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Private View, the quarterly publication of TUSIAD, Turkey’s top business association. He taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Johns Hopkins SAIS before returning to teach in Turkey at Bogazici University and Bilgi University.

Özel was a Fisher Family Fellow at the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Özel was in residence with the Future of Diplomacy Project in February, 2012. During this time he taught study groups on contemporary Turkey and additionally delivered a public address on Turkey's foreign policy priorities. The event will be moderated by Professor Nicholas Burns.