Ismail Numan Telci is the Deputy Director of the Middle East Institute (ORMER) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations... at Sakarya University. He also works as a researcher at the Foreign Policy Department at SETA Foundation. His research focuses on Egyptian politics, Arab revolutions and politics in the Gulf region. Ismail Numan Telci was a visiting researcher at the Center for Civilizations and Dialogue of Cultures at Cairo University from November 2012 to August 2013. He is the author of Dictionary of the Egyptian Revolution and editor of Turkish Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Telci is the managing editor of www.misirbulteni.com, a news webpage focusing on the recent developments in Egypt.