◊ About Me ◊

Omid Shokri Kalehsar is a Washington-based Senior Energy Security Analyst, and PhD Candidate in International Relations at Yalova University, Turkey.He has ten years of extensive professional experience in global energy market studies, energy security and geopolitical risk with a primary research interest in Energy Diplomacy, U.S. Energy Policy, Geopolitics of Energy, Iran-Turkey relations and Iran-Russia relations. Omid hold a Master’s Degree  in Political Science and International Relations and another MA in Translation Studies from Istanbul University, Turkey.He has published articles in various academic journals including Energy and Environment, Middle East Policy, National Interest, Oil and Gas Journal and appeared on the various media outlets, including Voice of America, BBC Persian, Sputnik news.


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