KORACENTER FOR BLACK SEA AND CENTRAL ASIA


Researchers

Prof. Dr. Ayşe Ayata, Chair, Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Region: Turkey, Eurasia
Research Interests: Turkish politics, political parties, political participation, electoral systems, social impact analysis, governance, poverty, women in politics, gender and ethnicity
e-mail: aayata@metu.edu.tr
Phone: 0090 312 210 3011 - 0090 312 210 3051
 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayça Ergun, Deputy Chair, Department of Sociology
Region: South Caucasus
Research Interests: democratization, state-society relations, civil society formation, political elite, human rights, diaspora-homeland relations
e-mail: ayer@metu.edu.tr
Phone: 0090 312 210 5996 - 0090 312 210 3718


Dr. Gökten Doğangün

Coordinator

Region: Russia and Central Asia

Research Interests: Gender, Russian politics, Turkish politics, political regimes, state-society relations, border studies 

e-mail: gokten@metu.edu.tr

Phone: 0090 312 210 30151 - 0090 312 210 2046


Dr. Zelal Özdemir

Scientific Project Expert

Region: Caucasus and Iran

Research Interests: Nationalism, everyday bordering, social movements

e-mail: zelal@metu.edu.tr  

Phone: 0090 312 210 30151 - 0090 312 210 2046


Yelda Karadağ

Researcher

Research Interests: democratization, Europeanization, political elites, Georgian politics

Region: South Caucasus

e-mail: yeldakaradag@gmail.com

Phone: 0090 312 210 30151 - 0090 312 210 2046

Sezin Şentürk

Researcher

Research Interests: democratization, youth studies, Azerbaijan politics

Region: South Caucasus

e-mail: ssezin@metu.edu.tr  

Phone: 0090 312 210 30151 - 0090 312 210 2046