Nikolaos Stelgias was born in 1982 in Istanbul. From 2000 until 2011, Stelgias studied in Athens. In 2011 he completed his Ph.D. on Turkish political parties during 1918-1938. Since the end of his dissertation, Dr. Stelgias has focused on contemporary Turkey, the Kurdish, and the Cyprus Question. Dr. Stelgias' books and studies have been published in Turkey, Cyprus, and abroad. In 2020, Dr. Stelgias' new study entitled "The Ailing Turkish Democracy" was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In addition to his scientific capacity, Dr. Stelgias is also involved in journalism.