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Dr. Berk Esen

Research Division:

Turkey/CATS IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow

Areas of Expertise


Turkish politics, Turkish foreign policy, political parties, authoritarian regimes in the Middle East, populism

Short Curriculum vitae

Since 09/2021 IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow at SWP

Since 09/2020 Assistant Professor of Political Science, Sabanci University

09/2015 - 08/2020 Assistant Professor of International Relations, Bilkent University

01/2015 - 08/2015 Postdoctoral Scholar, Foundations Development Directorate, Sabanci University

09/2007 - 01/2015 PhD (Government), Department of Government, Cornell University

SWP Publications

External publications