International Relations Prof.

Murat Somer

Office: CASE 116A Telephone: +90 212 338 1646
Research Areas

Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism; Democratization; Religious and Secular Politics; Public and Private Polarization; Political Islam; The Kurdish Question; Middle East and Eastern Europe; Turkish Politics

Education
2000
Ph.D.,, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1995
Yüksek Lisans-Tezsiz, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1992
Lisans, Boğaziçi University
Research

Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism; Democratization; Religious and Secular Politics; Public and Private Polarization; Political Islam; The Kurdish Question; Middle East and Eastern Europe; Turkish Politics



Awards
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Harvard-Koc Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, August-October 2005
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Associate Professor-Doçent-status awarded by the Turkish Council of Higher Education, April 2006
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Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research Studies Abroad in Social Sciences and Humanities (TÜBA - DSYDAB), Turkish Academy of Sciences. Aug.Sept. 2006
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The Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on Ethnic Conflict in the Modern World, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle
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Sakıp Sabancı Brookings International Research Award, Third Prize
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Democracy and Development Fellowship, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Affairs, Princeton University, 2010-2011
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Democracy and Development Fellowship, Institute for International and Regional Studies, pronceton University
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Seniro Visiting Fellowship, Sockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies, Stockholm University
Courses
INTL

CASE

INTL

GSSSH