Omid Shokri is a Washington-based Senior Energy Security Analyst, Author of, US Energy Diplomacy in the Caspian Sea Basin: Changing Trends Since 2001, currently serving as a Visiting Research Scholar in the Center for Energy Science and Policy (CESP) and the Schar, School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and analyst at Gulf State Analytics (GSA).
Omid holds PhD in International Relations His primary research interest lies in Energy diplomacy, Energy Transition, U.S. energy policy, geopolitics of energy, Iran-Turkey relations, and Iran-Russia relations, Caspian Sea region, Central Asia and GCC. He has fifteen years of extensive professional experience in global energy market studies, energy security and geopolitical risk.
He has published articles in various academic journals including Energy and Environment, Energy Intelligence, Middle East Policy, National Interest, Oil and Gas Journal, Springer, Palgrave Macmillan Publishing and appeared on the various media outlets, including Aljazeera, TRT World, Deutsche Welle, Anews, BBC Persian, Iran Int TV, and several others. Follow him at @ushukrik, https://uskenergy.com/