Affiliation: Sabancı University, TR

Keywords: International Relations, European Foreign Policy, Turkish Foreign Policy, Discourse Studies, European Studies



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Senem Aydın-Düzgit is Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University and Senior Scholar and Research and Academic Affairs Coordinator at the Istanbul Policy Center.

She was previously Jean Monnet Chair of EU Political and Administrative Studies in the Department of International Relations at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her main research interests include European foreign policy, Turkish foreign policy, EU-Turkey relations, discourse studies and identity in international relations and particularly in European foreign policy. She has also conducted research and published in the field of international democracy support, both in the context of European foreign policy through enlargement and Turkish foreign policy. She holds a Ph.D. from Vrije Universiteit Brussels, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA from Boğaziçi University. Her articles have been published in the Journal of Common Market Studies, West European PoliticsCooperation and Conflict, Third World Quarterly, Politics, South European Society and PoliticsAlternatives, Journal of Language and Politics, Uluslararası İlişkiler, and Politique Europeenne. She is the author of (with Alper Kaliber) Is Turkey De-Europeanising? (Routledge, 2017), (with Nathalie Tocci) Turkey and the European Union (Palgrave, 2015) and Constructions of European Identity (Palgrave, 2012). She is a member of the ECFR Council and a member of the Carnegie Rising Democracies Network. She also serves as the Associate Editor of South European Society and Politics. She was awarded the Young Scientist Award of Turkey’s Science Academy (BAGEP) in 2014.