Assist. Prof. Murat Kasapsaraçoğlu graduated from Political Science and International Relations department at Boğaziçi University in 2007. He got his MA and PhD degrees from the Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History at Boğaziçi University in 2009 and 2013 respectively. He is working as a faculty member in the department of Political Science and International Relations at Antalya Bilim University. His research areas are political history, diplomatic history, Cold War history, Middle East politics, Turkish foreign policy and Turkish politics. Dr. Kasapsaraçoğlu has several publications on Turkish foreign policy, political history and diplomatic history.