Department of Political Science and International Relations
Bebek 34342, Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 359 6805
September, 2012- present: PhD, Boğaziçi University, Department of Political Science and International Relations
-Major: Comparative Politics
-Minor: International Politics
-Area of Specialization: Political Economy of Development / Comparative Judicial Politics
August, 2019-June 2020- Visiting Doctoral Researcher. University of California, Berkeley. School of Law, Center for the Study of Law and Society
September, 2009- April, 2012: MA, Yıldız Technical University, Department of Political Science and International Relations
-The Title of M.A. Thesis: Authoritarian Regimes in the Middle East
Thesis committee: Prof. Haldun Gülalp (advisor), Prof. Ziya Öniş (Koç University), Assoc. Prof. Yüksel Taşkın (Marmara University)
September, 2004- June, 2009: Kadir Has University, Department of International Relations
Ortadoğu’da Devlet ve İktidar: Otoriter Rejimler Üzerine Bir İnceleme, Metis, 2014.
Erdem Demirtaş (2015). Review of Ryan Gingeras 'Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey' New Perspectives on Turkey, 52, pp 165-169.
Erdem Demirtaş (2016) Otoriter Rejimler ve Bilginin Yönetimi, Birikim, 322
2019 June, "Transformation of Turkish Judiciary: The Role of Islamic Groups and Informal Networks", Annual Meeting of Law and Society Associations, Washington DC, USA.
February 2020. "What political science can tell us about the courts: Lessons for the US Supreme Court". Sonoma State University, Criminology&Criminal Justice Studies. California, USA.
- Comparative Judicial Politics
- Authoritarian Regimes and Democratization
- Political Economy of Development
- Middle East Politics
Work Experience / Internships:
May, 2014 – present: Research Assistant, Boğaziçi University Department of Political Science and International Relations
February, 2013 – April, 2014: Research Assistant, Koç University Department of International Relations
October, 2010 – December, 2011: Student Assistant, Yıldız Technical University Center For Global Studies
2020 February-March. Introduction to R Programming. UC Berkeley, Digital Humanities Lab
- English (advanced)
- Spanish (B1)
-August, 2019- June, 2020: Fulbright Dissertation Research Fellowship
-December, 2009 – September, 2011: Prime Minister's Scholarship