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University of California, Los Angeles

Ph.D in Education - Expected 2020

Specialization in International and Comparative Education

Dissertation Topic: Diplomacy in Higher Education: Middle Eastern Students’ Perceptions on Internationalization

Advisor: Dr. Robert Teranishi


Brandeis University

M.A. in Politics - 2012

Specialization in Democracy and Cultural Pluralism

Thesis Title: Turkish Secularism and the Rise of Religious Parties: Understanding the AKP through 'Public Reason" 

Advisor: Dr. Bernard Yack



University of California, Santa Barbara

B.A. in Political Science - 2011

Specialization in International Relations and Political Theory

Magna Cum Laude Distinction