Dr. Hamoon Khelghat Doost is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Üsküdar University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the National University of Singapore (NUS). His main fields of interest include gender, media, forced migration, political violence, international security, terrorism, and sustainable development with a special focus on the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. He is the author of 'The Strategic Logic of Women in Jihadi Organizations: From Operation to State Building'. Khelghat-Doost is also a Next Generation Leader on Gender, Peace, and Security (GPS) at Women In International Security (WIIS), Washington D.C., as well as a member of the Board of Academia at the Academy of Security, Intelligence and Risk Studies in Singapore.