Address:Department of International Relations
06800 Bilkent Ankara
Phone:+90 312 2902073
Biography:SeĂ§kin KĂ¶stem obtained his Ph.D. degree from McGill University (Montreal, Canada), Department of Political Science. At Bilkent IR, he teaches Politics of International Economy and Rising Powers in Global Politics. KĂ¶stemâ€™s research interests include International Political Economy with a specific focus on regional and rising powers, as well as Russia and the post-Soviet space. In Fall 2018, KĂ¶stem was a George F. Kennan fellow at the Kennan Institute in Washington, DC. He has been a visiting research at Columbia Universityâ€™s Harriman Institute, New York Universityâ€™s Jordan Center, Kingâ€™s College Londonâ€™s Russia Institute and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). KĂ¶stemâ€™s articles have been published in Review of International Political Economy, Foreign Policy Analysis, Global Policy, Perceptions and All Azimuth.
Russian-Turkish Cooperation in Syria: Geopolitical Alignment with Limits, 2020, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, https://doi.org/10.1080/09557571.2020.1719040
"International Political Economy in Turkey: The Evolution and Current State of a Maturing Subfield", with Ă–mer Faruk Ĺžen. 2020, UluslararasÄ± Ä°liĹźkiler, v.17(66) p.77-91
Turkey and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Economic Pragmatism Meets Geopolitics, 2019, Global Policy, 10(4), 645-652.
Different Paths to Regional Hegemony: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Economic Strategy in Russia and Turkey, 2018, Review of International Political Economy, 25(5), 726-752.
The Political Economy of Turkish-Russian Relations: Dynamics of Asymmetric Interdependence, 2018, Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs, 23(2), 10-32.
When Can Idea Entrepreneurs Influence Foreign Policy? Explaining the Rise of the â€śTurkic Worldâ€ť in Turkish Foreign Policy, 2017, Foreign Policy Analysis, 13(3), 722-740
Frustrated Leadership: Russiaâ€™s Economic Alternative to the West, 2016, Global Policy, 7(2), 207-216, with Juliet Johnson.
International Relations Theories and Turkish International Relations: Observations Based on a Book, 2015, Review Article, All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace, 4(1), 59-67.
Turkeyâ€™ Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order, co-editor, with Emre ErĹźen, in Routledge series Rethinking Asia and International Relations, 2019.
- Ph.D., McGill University, Political Science, 2016
- M.A., Bilkent University, International Relations, 2010
- B.A., Bilkent University, International Relations, 2008
- KĂ¶stem, S., Ĺžen, Ă–. (2020). "International Political Economy in Turkey: The Evolution and Current State of a Maturing Subfield", UluslararasÄ± Ä°liĹźkiler, v.17(66) p.77-91
- KĂ¶stem, S. (2020). "Russian-Turkish Cooperation in Syria: Geopolitical Alignment with Limits", Cambridge Review of International Affairs
- KĂ¶stem, S. (2019). "Turkey and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Economic Pragmatism Meets Geopolitics", Global Policy, v.10(4) p.645-652
- KĂ¶stem, S. (2018). "Different paths to regional hegemony: national identity contestation and foreign economic strategy in Russia and Turkey", Review of International Political Economy
- ErĹźen, E., KĂ¶stem, S. (2019). "Turkey's Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order", London and New York: Routledge