International Relations Professor

Şener Aktürk

Office: CASE 147 Phone: +90 212 338 1460
Research Areas

Comparative Politics; Ethnicity, Religion, and Nationalism; Russia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia; Turkish-Russian relations

Education
2009
Ph.D., UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
2004
Yüksek Lisans-Tezli, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
2003
Lisans, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
2003
Yüksek Lisans-Tezli, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Research

Comparative Politics; Ethnicity, Religion, and Nationalism; Russia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia; Turkish-Russian relations



Awards
2006
Peter H. Odegard Award 2006, UC Berkeley
2006
John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship, 2006-2007, International and Comparative Studies, IIS
2008
Alan Sharlin Memorial Research Fellowship, 2008-09. UC Berkeley, Institute for International Studies
2009
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley, 2009
2009
Teaching Effectiveness Award 2009, Graduate Council, UC Berkeley
2010
Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award 2010 (3rd Place, 5.000 USD)
2011
Baki Komsuoğlu Social Sciences Encouragement Award 2011
2013
Joseph Rothschild Prize, best book in ethnicity and nationalism, 2013
2014
European Commission, Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant, 2010-2014 (100,000 Euros)
2015
Kadir Has Prize, Promising Social Scientist, 2015 (10,000 USD)
2016
Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA), Outstanding Young Scholar Award (GEBİP), 2016
2017
Science Academy (Bilim Akademisi), Young Scientist Award (BAGEP), 2017
2017
Koç University CASE Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, Spring 2017
2019
Koç University CASE Outstanding Faculty (Research) Award, 2019-2020
2019
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), Incentive Award, 2019
Courses
INTL

CASE

INTL

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