Faculty

Assist.Prof. Murat Akan

0212 359 68 04

Research Interests

Secularism
Identity Politics
Immigration
Multiculturalism
Constitutions
French politics
Turkish politics

Teaching Areas

Secularism
Identity Politics
Immigration
Multiculturalism
Constitutions
French politics
Turkish politics

Assist.Prof. Zühre Aksoy

212 359 65 13

Research Interests

International Relations
International Environmental Politics
International Institutions
Political Economy of Agriculture and Development

Teaching Areas

International Relations
Environment and Politics
Theories of Development

Prof. Yeşim Arat

0212 359 75 78

Research Interests

Women's political participation
Problems of Democratization
Turkish Politics

Teaching Areas

Gender Politics
Turkish Politics
Politics of Developing Countries
Problems of Democratization

Assist.Prof. Mert Arslanalp

0 212 359 65 25

Research Interests

Contentious Politics and Law
Urban Politics
Democratization and Citizenship
Institutions and Exceptions
Turkish Politics
Latin American Politics

Teaching Areas

Comparative Political Systems
Development of Contemporary Democracies
Latin American Politics
Urban Studies

Assoc.Prof. Ayşen Candaş

212 359 65 14

Research Interests

Reconciling Justice with Democracy
Unity of Civil, Political, Cultural and Social and Economic Rights
Impact of Social and Economic Context on Democracy and Democratization
Paradoxes of Constitutional Democracy

Teaching Areas

History of Political Thought 
Democracy Theories 
Theories of Justice
Theories of Rights

Assoc.Prof. Koray Çalışkan

0212 359 65 26

Research Interests

Turkish Politics,
Authoritarianism,
Democracy,
Political Parties,
Middle East Politics

Teaching Areas

Comparative Politics
Middle East
Political Economy
Political Parties and Regimes

Assist.Prof. Volkan Çıdam

0212 359 68 03

Research Interests

Moral Philosophy,
German Idealism,
American Pragmatism,
Critical Theory,
Theories of Recognition.

Teaching Areas

Social and Political Thought of Karl Marx and Marxist Theory, History of Political Thought, Social Contract Theory and Late Modern Political Thought, Theories of Democracy and Justice, Critical Theory

Assoc.Prof. Dilek Çınar

0212 359 68 02

Research Interests

International Migration and Integration Policies
European Citizenship and Identity
Citizenship and Anti-Discrimination Policies

Teaching Areas

Topics in European Integration
EU enlargement
International Migration
Nationalism and Ethnicity
German Politics from Weimar to Berlin

Prof. Mine Eder

0212 359 65 25

Research Interests

Comparative Political Economy, Political Economy of Newly Industrializing Countries, Regionalism, International Cooperation, Political Economy of Turkey, Informal Economy

Teaching Areas

International Political Economy
Political Economy of Development
International Relations Theory
Industrialization

Assoc.Prof. Zeynep Gambetti

0212 359 68 03

Research Interests

Political Philosophy, Political Sociology, Hannah Arendt's political thought, Theories of Ideology and Discourse, Theories of neoliberalism, Contemporary Kurdish studies, Political violence

Teaching Areas

Political Theory
Political Sociology
Discourse Theory

Assoc.Prof. Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

0212 359 6803

Research Interests

Decentralization, Democratization and State-society relations.
Globalization, Transnational Spaces and Citizenship.
Environmental NGOs and Politics.

Teaching Areas

Political Economy of Development
Politics of Developing Countries
Development of Contemporary Democracies
Latin American Politics

Assist.Prof. M. Selcan Kaynak

0212 359 68 38

Research Interests

Media and Politics in Turkey
Politics and Psychology
Digital Technologies and Social Change

Teaching Areas

Communications & Politics
Political Psychology
Media & Globalization
Research Methods

Assoc.Prof. Gün Kut

2123596506

Research Interests

Turkish Foreign Policy
Politics of Water in the Middle East
Diplomatic History of the Early Republican Period

Teaching Areas

International Relations
Foreign Policy
Turkish Foreign Policy
Diplomatic History

Assist.Prof. Tolga Sınmazdemir

0212 359 68 38

Research Interests

Ethnic Conflict,
Political Violence,
Empirical Democratic Theory,
Economic Inequality, Poverty, Redistribution of Income

Teaching Areas

Comparative Politics
Political Economy
Applied Game Theory
Quantitative Data Analysis

Assist.Prof. Gül Sosay

0212 359 65 18

Teaching Areas

International Relations
Comparative Politics

Prof. İlkay Sunar

E-mail: sunar@boun.edu.tr

Research Interests

Political Theory
Political Ideologies
Politics in Turkey, the Middle East and Southern Europe

Teaching Areas

Political Theory,
Political Ideologies,
Politics in Turkey, the Middle East and Southern Europe

Assist. Prof Bann Seng Tan

tanbannseng@gmail.com, bannseng.tan@boun.edu.tr

Research Interests

Foreign Aid
Democratization
International Security
Democratic Peace

Teaching Areas

International Relations
Comparative Politics

Prof. Hakan Yılmaz

0212 359 65 28

Research Interests

Turkish Politics since 1945
EU-Turkish Relations
European Culture and Identity
Culture and Politics
Democratization

Teaching Areas

Turkish Politics
EU-Turkish Relations
European Culture and Identity
Culture and Politics
Democratization

Prof. Nermin Abadan-Unat

2123596838

Research Interests

International Migration
Political Parties
Public Opinion
Women Studies
Political Communication

Teaching Areas

Media and Power
Middle Eastern Politics
20th Century German Politics
Bureaucracy
Political Sociology