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Elizabethtown College
Transatlantic security, security sector reform, NATO, EU Foreign Policy, Turkish foreign policy
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About Me

Turkish foreign policy, transatlantic security, Turkey-EU Relations, NATO, Security Sector Reform, peacebuilding, the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), the Balkans, and comparative political communication.

Recent Publications

Books and Edited Volumes (Peer reviewed)

  1. External Interventions in Civil Wars: Assessing the Role and Impact of Regional and International Organisations (with Stefan Wolff), Routledge.
  2. The European Union as an Actor in Security Sector Reform: Current Practices and Challenges of Implementation. Routledge.

Guest Co-Editor of Civil Wars Special Issue, Assessing Regional and International Organizations’ Interventions in Civil Wars: Capabilities and Context (with Stefan Wolff), Civil Wars 14(3), 2012.

Guest Editor of European Security Special Issue, The EU and Security Sector Reform Practices: Challenges of Implementation, European Security 21(2), 2012.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters (Peer reviewed)

“Turkish Soft Balancing against the EU?: An Analysis of the Prospects for Improved Transatlantic Security Relations” article, forthcoming, Foreign Policy Analysis.

“Turkey and the European Union: Strategic Partners or Competitors in the Western Balkans?” article, revise and resubmit.

“Pitfalls of Security Sector Reform in Costa Rica: Insights into Security Sector Reform in Non-Military Countries” article under review.

“British Public Opinion and Mass-Elite Relations on EU Enlargement: Implications on the Democratic Deficit Debate”, CEU Political Science Journal, Volume 9, No. 1-2, February-April 2014.

“French Public Opinion on the Eastern Enlargement of the European Union and the Public-Elite Relations”, French Politics, Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2013.

“Veto Players Inside and Out: The Future of EU-NATO Security Relations as Explained in a Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis of French and Turkish Grand Strategies” (with Colette Mazzucelli) in Laursen, F. (ed.) The EU, Security and Transatlantic Relations, Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2012.

“Regional and International Conflict Regulation: Diplomatic, Economic, and Military Interventions” (with Stefan Wolff), Civil Wars, Volume 14, Issue 3, September 2012.

“Secularism in Turkey,” Religion and Public Life, Volume 38, June 2012.

“Security Sector Reform and Transitional Justice in Kosovo: Comparing the Kosovo Security Force and Police Reform Processes” (with Katy Crossley-Frolick), Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Volume 6, Number 2, June 2012.

“The European Union and Security Sector Reform: Current Practices and Challenges of Implementation” (with Antoine Vandemoortele), European Security, Volume 21, Issue 2, 2012.

“Security Sector Reform in Kosovo: The Complex Division of Labor between the EU and Other Multilateral Institutions in Building Kosovo’s Police Force” (with Katy Crossley-Frolick), European Security, Volume 21, Issue 2, 2012.

“Internationalizing General Education at the Introductory Level: The First-Year Seminar on Political Self-Determination and Internet-Based Political Research” (with E. Fletcher McClellan and Wayne Selcher), Journal of Information Technology and Politics, Volume 9, 2012.

“European Union Enlargement and British Public Opinion: The Agenda-Setting Power of the Press,” Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Volume 12, No. 2, June 2011.

“Does it Take Four to Tango?: A Comparative Analysis of International Collaboration on Peacebuilding in Bosnia and Kosovo,” Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Volume 12, Number 4, December 2010.

“Turkey and the EU: Implications of Membership Scenarios on Transatlantic Security Relations,” in Biscop, S. and J. Lembke, (eds.) EU Enlargement and the Transatlantic Alliance: A Security Relationship in Flux. Lynne Rienner Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-58826-578-4, 2008.

“Press Coverage and Public Opinion on European Union’s Eastern Enlargement: A Case Study of Agenda Setting and Priming in Comparative Setting,” in Communication in the Millennium, ISBN: 978-975-98560-2-1, 2007.

“Is the Transatlantic Alliance Sinking into the Abyss of the Atlantic?” in Johns Hopkins University Bologna Center Journal of International Affairs, Volume 8, Spring 2005.

“Transatlantic Rift?: An Assessment of the Peacekeeping Policies of the United States and the EU,” in Stivachtis, Y. A. (ed.) International Governance and International Security: Issues and Perspectives, ISBN: 960-88331-6-7, 2004.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Turkey, Kosovo, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro

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