Gallia Lindenstrauss is a research associate at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Tel Aviv University and lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Her main field of study is Turkish foreign policy. She completed her Ph.D. in the Department of International Relations at the Hebrew University. Her dissertation dealt with military interventions of neighboring states in ethnic conflicts. During the years 2009-2010 she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University. She is the author of Mediation and Engagement: A New Paradigm for Turkish Foreign Policy and its Implications for Israel (INSS Memorandum, 2010).