Fadi Elhusseini is a Senior Fellow at the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is a political and media consultant and an advisory board member of the New Arab Foundation. He received a BA in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University, Egypt and an MA in International Commerce from Lecce, Italy. He obtained his PhD in International Studies at the University of Sunderland, UK. His research interests include Arab and Islamic studies, the Middle East peace process, Turkish and Middle Eastern studies and theories of international relations. His publications include contributions to Turkish Foreign Policy in the New Millennium and Turkish Studies from Different Perspectives.