I am Lecturer in International Organisations and International Conflict and Cooperation at Department of Political Science, University College London (UCL) School of Public Policy and Visiting Fellow at LSE IDEAS, the foreign policy think-tank of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
My research areas include foreign policy analysis, emerging powers, international cooperation, Turkish foreign policy, and the international relations of the Middle East. I am the author of Turkey, the EU, and the Middle East: Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Arab Uprisings (Routledge 2020). I teach courses on international conflict and cooperation, wars and violence, and global governance at UCL and foreign policy analysis at LSE.
Previously, I was a Visiting Fellow at LSE Centre for International Studies and an Emirates PhD Scholar at LSE Middle East Centre, and I was teaching at LSE International Relations Department and LSE European Institute. I completed my PhD as a recipient of the LSE PhD Studentship and the LSE Middle East Centre Emirates PhD Award.
- PhD in International Relations, London School of Economics (LSE)
- MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union (with Merit), London School of Economics (LSE)
- PGCertHE, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, London School of Economics (LSE)
- BSc in Politics (with First Class Honours), University of Bristol
- High School, Üsküdar American Academy Istanbul