Jahja Muhasilovic is Assistant Profesor Doctor at the International Relations Department. He received his B.A. at the University of Sarajevo in the Department of History at the Faculty of Philosophy by defending his thesis on "Formation of Turkish Nation-State" in 2011. He received his MA. degree in 2015 at the University of Istanbul by defending the thesis named "Image of the Ottomans/Turks in the Textbooks of History in Bosnia and Herzegovina". His Ph.D. degree was obtained in 2020 at the Bogazici University by defending the thesis named "Turkish Public Diplomacy and Soft Power in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sandzak Region (2002-2017)", which was published as a book the same year by the Union of Turkish World Municipalities. He also has other co-authored books and journal articles published in English and Turkish. His areas of expertise are geopolitics, the politics of the Balkans, and Turkish foreign policy.