Merve Demirel is the international law and governance fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). She earned her JD from American University and is an attorney barred in New York with a background in international law and foreign policy. She holds a BA in International Studies and Russian Studies from Macalester College and speaks Turkish and Russian. Her interests include the relationship between domestic policies and international law, as well as the role of international organizations in world affairs.