Dr. Niko Stelgias was born in Istanbul in 1982. He completed his doctorate at the Panteion University of Greece (Department of Political Science and History) in 2011. Dr Stelgias is a well-known author and researcher in Cyprus and Greece. His research interests focus on the Cyprus Problem, the modern Turkish reality and the contemporary political and social affairs of Greece. He is the correspondent of Kathimerini in Northern Cyprus and Istanbul and Duvar in Cyprus and Greece. He is also a visiting lecturer at various universities.