Ebrar Şahika Küçükaşcı is an Assistant Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University. In 2016, she was granted a scholarship from Qatar University and has continued her academic activities at the Qatar University. She is currently a Master of Arts student in Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University. Her research interests include Turkish foreign policy, Middle Eastern Studies, Gulf Studies, and environmental politics.