Evren Altinkas received postgraduate degrees from King’s College London in 2000 and from Dokuz Eylul University in 2003. He obtained his doctoral degree from Dokuz Eylul University in 2011 based on his dissertation comparing the development of the concept of intellectuals in Europe and the Ottoman State/Turkey. Between 2018 and 2022, Altinkas served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, University of Guelph. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the same department, teaching as a part-time lecturer in several universities including the University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Trent University. His research areas are the History of the Middle East, Turkish History, Intellectual History, and the Transformation from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Middle East and Turkey. He received the Chevening Scholarship for the 1999-2000 academic year and was a MESA Global Academy Fellow in 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. Altinkas is an editor of H-TURK and has published several academic articles and book chapters. He has three forthcoming articles about the Turkish War of Independence and the Unionist connection.