Senior Research Fellow – The European Union Research Programme
Doctor of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, 2012
Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies, especially Turkey’s relations with the EU, USA and Russia; the Kurdish question; Cyprus question; Middle East great power politics; political Islam, political ideologies.
2015 National and State Identity in Turkey: The Transformation of the Republic's Status in the International System. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442250741
2014 Contemporary Kemalism: from universal secular-humanism to extreme Turkish nationalism. London: Routledge.
Finnish, English (working languages), Turkish (passive)