Dr. T. Deniz Erkmen

Dr. T. Deniz Erkmen

Research Division: EU/Europe


phone:+49 30 88007-431

2018–2019 IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow at SWP

Since 2013 Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Ozyegin University, Istanbul

2012–2013 Lecturer, Ozyegin University, Istanbul

2009–2011 Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boise State University, Idaho

1999–2009 PhD (Political Science) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Areas of Expertise:

Political Systems, nation and state-building, Turkey

SWP Publications (selection):

T. Deniz Erkmen

Stuck in the Twilight Zone?

March 2019 Municipal Elections in Turkey

SWP Comment 2019/C 21, April 2019, 4 Pages


In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

T. Deniz Erkmen

Turkey’s cautionary tale

The case of Academics for Peace in Turkey shows us academics trapped between authoritarianism and precarity, and why international solidarity has become crucial.

in: opendemocracy.net, 04.07.2016