Ayça Ergun İngilizce: Ayça Ergun is a professor of sociology at Middle East Technical University. Her research interests include state-society relations, democratization, nation and state building, civil society in the South Caucasus, Turkish foreign policy in the South Caucasus, the Azerbaijani-Turkish relations, internationalization and qualitative methodology.
He is a faculty member at Altınbaş University and a member of the UİK Board of Directors. His academic interests are Global Strategic Relations, International Security, Five Sea Basin Geopolitics, US Foreign Policy. For detailed information, www.cagrierhan.net
She is a faculty member at the Department of Political Science at Hamline University in Minnesota, USA. She has been an associate editor of the Journal of Global Security Studies since 2020 and has been on the editorial board of Foreign Policy Analysis for many years. Her academic interests are Foreign Policy Analysis, Security Studies, Coalition Governments Policymaking, Leadership Trait Analysis, Middle East Politics, and Turkish Foreign Policy.
Dimitrios Triantaphyllou is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for International and European Studies at Kadir Has University. His academic interests include EU foreign and neighbourhood policies, Black Sea security and politics, Greek-Turkish Relations, Turkish Foreign Policy, Regionalism, Security Studies. He is actively involved in many non-formal initiatives promoting civic engagement and youth empowerment.
She is a faculty member of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Bahçeşehir University and the director of the United Nations Education and Research Institute (UNITAR) International Education Center for Managers and Leaders, CIFAL Istanbul. She is also the editor of the International Relations Council Panorama Portal. Her academic interests are quantitative political science, international security studies, foreign policy and public opinion research.
Born in 1975, Erdem Denk has been working at Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of International Relations since December 1998. He has published twelve books, two joint book translations and several articles on various issues and problems of international law. For some time now, he has focused on understanding the basic dynamics of the social orders established from primitive humans to the present day. His first book in this context was published in September 2021 with the title 50 Thousand Years of World Order: Societies and Their Laws. His two comprehensive books, titled The Invention of the State and the Story of the State, are in preparation.
Prof. Dr. Haldun Yalçınkaya is a faculty member at TOBB University of Economics and Technology. His academic interests include International Security Studies, War, Terrorism, Afghanistan and the security dimension of Turkish Foreign Policy.
Kostas Ifantis (Konstantinos Yfantis) is Professor of International Relations, Department of International, European and Area Studies, Panteion University of Athens. His academic interests and published research include international security and strategic studies, US foreign policy, Transatlantic relations and Greek and Turkish foreign and security policy.
Meliha Benli Altunışık: She is a faculty member at Middle East Technical University, Department of International Relations. His academic interests are Middle East politics and international relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, Turkey's foreign policy, Security Studies, Regionalization, Rentier State Theory and Political Economy of the Middle East.
Prof. Dr. Mitat Çelikpala is a faculty member at Kadir Has University, Department of International Relations. Dr. Çelikpala's areas of work include the former Soviet geography and the Caucasus, diaspora studies, the Black Sea Region and its security, Turkish-Russian relations, energy security, critical infrastructure security and the fight against terrorism. Çelikpala has articles and reviews published in academic journals and current media on the above-mentioned issues.
He is a faculty member at Kadir Has University and the Chairman of the Board of the International Relations Council. He is the Global Academy General Coordinator. His academic interests are International Politics, Foreign Policy Analysis, Security Studies, Strategy and Geopolitics, and foreign policy and security in Eurasia, the Middle East and Turkey. For detailed information, see http://www.mustafaaydin.gen.tr
Nesrin Algan is a lecturer at Ankara University SBF-Property, City, Environment and Local Administration Policies Department. Her academic interests are International Environmental Policies and Law, Environmental Security, Sustainable Development, Climate Politics, Marine Environmental Policies.
Pavel K. Baev is a Research Professor at the Oslo Peace Research Institute, a Senior Non-Resident Researcher at the Brookings Institution and a Senior Fellow at the French Institute for International Affairs. His academic interests cover security-related themes with a focus on Russian policy-making from the Arctic to the Middle East. He is a columnist for the Eurasia Daily Monitor.
Prof. Dr. Sinem Akgül Açıkmeşe is a faculty member at Kadir Has University, Department of International Relations. Her academic interests include Security Studies, European integration and security, and European Union-Turkey relations. It carries out research projects within the scope of the EU's Erasmus+, Marie Curie and Jean Monnet programs.
Siri Neset is a political psychologist and an associate research fellow at Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway. Neset`s academic interests include foreign policy decision-making, security studies, geopolitics, Turkish domestic and foreign policy, and U.S. relations with MENA. Her work is focused within the intersection between theoretically informed approaches and policy related issues
Yaprak Gürsoy is an Associate Professor of European Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the same university. She is also the founding chairman of the Political Studies Association (PSA) Turkey Politics Special Group and a board member of the British Association of Turkish Areas Studies (BATAS). Her academic studies examine Turkish politics and foreign policy comparatively.