Allison Feikes is a Coordinator at The Turkish Heritage Organization. She currently studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies to obtain her Masters in European and Eurasian Studies. Allison has also spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar in Canakkale, Turkey. She received her Bachelors in Political Science and International Affairs from the Honors College at Western Kentucky University. Her research interests include U.S.-Turkey relations, Turkish political parties, the Kurdish conflict, and Islam in the West.