Akman Sofuoğlu, Turkey, is an MA student in the Security and Diplomacy Program at Tel Aviv University. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Global and International Affairs, awarded from SUNY Binghamton University (New York) and Middle East Technical University (Ankara). Although his primary focus lies within the fields of security and diplomacy, Akman has a profound interest in social movement theories and human rights due to his multidisciplinary educational background.