Salih Yasun is a PhD Candidate at Indiana University-Bloomington Political Science Department. He holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics from the same university. Salih’s research focuses on democratisation in local governance in Tunisia, where he has conducted extensive fieldwork. His writings have appeared in the Journal of the Middle East and Africa (forthcoming), Middle East Law and Governance, Women’s Studies International Forum Journals. He is fluent in Turkish, English and Arabic.