Dr Eralp is a scholar-practitioner of international conflict resolution with more than a decade of experience in international dialogue facilitation. His work focuses on international conflict, culture, human rights, collective memory, international development and democratization. Dr. Eralp has also been consulting various international organizations such as the World Bank, NED and the UNOPS. He is the author of a number of articles and book chapters on the Western Balkans, Middle East, Cyprus, European Union and Turkey. His first book " Politics of the European Union in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Between Conflict and Democracy" received a lot of attention from the policymakers in the EU. His second book "Turkey as a Mediator: Stories of Success and Failure "will be published by the Lexington Books in Fall of 2015.