Nesibe Hicret Battaloglu

Nesibe Hicret Battaloglu is a Research Assistant in the Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar and a PhD Candidate at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey. Battaloglu obtained an MA Degree in Gulf Studies at Qatar University with a thesis on Turkey and Iran’s soft power in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Her research interests are international relations of the Gulf monarchies, Turkey GCC relations and identity and foreign policy nexus in the Gulf.