Erdoan A. Shipoli has a PhD in Political Science and International Relations and is a sponsored university associate at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His most recent book is Islam, Securitization, and US Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) focusing on democracy promotion, Islam becoming a security issue for the US, and the consequences.
He was a co-founder and leader of multiple internationally-recognized organizations and institutes, such as the Istanbul Leadership Institute, Lobbying School, and North American Professionals and Entrepreneurs Network (recognized by Forbes). He is also the Program Director of the Federation of Balkan American Associates (FEBA), an organization that works with Balkan American youth. He is the author of International Securitization: The Case of Kosovo (LAP Lambert, 2019) and numerous articles and presentations at international conferences. Currently he contributes for Huffington Post (in English) and Sbunker (in Albanian).
Dr. Shipoli is fluent in Albanian, English, Bulgarian, Turkish, and Serbo-Croatian-Bosnian.