is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR) at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She is Associate Professor at Istinye University, International Relations department since May 2017. She is member of the Governing Board and Advisory Council of the Mediterranean Citizens’ Assembly Foundation-FACM in Valencia. Ünver Noi is affiliated as Associate Researcher at European Institute for Research on Mediterranean and Euro-Arab Cooperation – MEDEA, in Brussels. She taught “International Politics of the European Union I-II” courses at the European Union Institute (a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence) at Marmara University (2015-2017) in Istanbul. She was the Director of European Union Application and Research Center (2015-2016) and Assistant Professor at International Relations department (2011-2016) at Istanbul Gedik University. She holds a B.A. from the Department of International Relations at Bilkent University in Ankara, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the Department of European Union Politics and International Relations, the European Union Institute at Marmara University in Istanbul. She was visiting fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR) at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) (2014-2015). She is the author of the books Avrupa’da Yükselen Milliyetcilik- The Rise of Nationalism in Europe (2007) and The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and the Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiative: Competing or Complementary Projects? (2011) as well as several scholarly articles and chapters published in journals and edited book volumes. She is the editor of the book Islam and Democracy: Perspectives on the Arab Spring (2013), and with Sasha Toperich she is the co-editor of Challenges of Democracy in the European Union and Its Neighbors (Washington, DC: Center for Transatlantic Relations, 2016) and Turkey and Transatlantic Relations (Washington, DC: Center for Transatlantic Relations, 2017).