Portraitfoto Bezen Coşkun

Dr. Bezen Coşkun


Research Division: Turkey/CATS
CATS Fellow

bezen.coskun(at)swp-berlin.org

09/2017-05/2002 Adjunct Professor in International Relations, TED University

09/2016-04/2020 Consultant/Policy Adviser, Izmir Policy Center

09/2015-07/2016 Associate Professor in International Relations, Gediz University

09/2009-08/2015 Assistant/Associate Professor in International Relations, Zirve University

09/2004-07/2009, PhD (International Relations), Department of Politics, History and International Relations, Loughborough University

Areas of Expertise:

Turkish foreign policy, Turkish migration and refugee policies, Middle East Conflict (War in Syria, Israel, Palestine Conflict), Arab Spring, migration, Human security, Gender and Foreign Policy, non-governmental organizations


External Publications (selection):

Bezen Coşkun, Zeynep Sahin Mencutek, N. Ela Gokalp Aras

Turkey’s Response to Syrian Mass Migration: A Neoclassical Realist Analysis

in: Uluslararası İlişkiler, Advanced Online Publication, 04 January 2021, pp. 1-19
Bezen Coşkun

Uluslararası İlişkilerde Sosyal İnşacılık, kimlik ve dış politika

in: Uluslarası İlişkilerden Küresel Siyasete, Orion, December 2020, p. 103-118
Bezen Coşkun

What is in a Name: A Social Constructivist Analysis of Macedonian Conflict

in: Conflict Areas in the Balkans, Rowman & Littlefield & Lexington Books, October 2020
Bezen Coşkun

Netanyahu’nun İlhak Planı Bölgeİçin Neİfade Ediyor?

Yüzyılın Planından Batı Şeria’nın İlhak Planına

in: wfp14.org, July 2020
Bezen Coşkun, Selin Yıldız Nielsen

Encounters in the Turkey-Syria Borderland

in: cambridgescholars.com, 01.10.2018

SWP Comments

Sinem Adar, Ilke Toygür
Turkey, the EU and the Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

Militarization of Foreign Policy and Power Rivalry


Alan Makovsky
Problematic Prospects for US‑Turkish Ties in the Biden Era

Human Rights, Sanctions Likely among Early Tests


SWP Research Papers

Günter Seufert
Is the Fethullah Gülen Movement Overstretching Itself?

A Turkish Religious Community as a National and International Player


Günter Seufert
Foreign Policy and Self-image

The Societal Basis of Strategy Shifts in Turkey