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Full-Time Faculty Members

John James Alexander

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Political Theory, Trinity College, Cambridge, 2000. Modern political thought

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E-Mail: jalexand@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1896
Office: T373

Barış Alpertan

Instructor (Science, Technology and Society)

Ph.D., Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, 2020. New media studies, biopolitics, cultural studies, politics of music, aestheticization of everyday life, sociology of work

E-Mail: baris.alpertan@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1858
Office: T363

İhsan İlker Aytürk

Associate Professor, Deputy Chair (Undergraduate Programs)

Ph.D., Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University, 2005. Nationalism, intellectual history

E-Mail: ayturk@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1502
Office: T265

Hatice Pınar Bilgin

Professor

Ph.D., International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 2000. Security studies, critical international relations theory, critical security studies

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E-Mail: pbilgin@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2164
Office: A315

Hasan Tolga Bölükbaşı

Associate Professor, Chair

Ph.D., Sociology, McGill University, 2007. Political economy, public policy, comparative politics

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E-Mail: bolukbasi@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1850
Office: A225

Berrak Burçak Della Fave

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, 2005. Ottoman history, the political history of modern Turkey

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E-Mail: berrak@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2254
Office: T366   

Alev Çınar

Visiting Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1998. Nationalism, gender studies, urban studies

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E-Mail: alevc@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1266
Office: T367   

Çerağ Esra Çuhadar

Associate Professor

Ph.D., International Relations, Syracuse University, 2004. Negotiations and third party intervention, foreign policy analysis, political psychology

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E-Mail: esracg@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1091

Fatma Tahire Erman

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Environmental Psychology, City University of New York, 1993. Rural to urban migration, squatter housing and gender

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E-Mail: tahire@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2218
Office: T261

Ioannis N. Grigoriadis

Associate Professor, Erasmus+ Coordinator

Ph.D., Turkish Politics, University of London, 2005. Turkish politics, European politics

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E-Mail: ioannis@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1856
Office: T364

Banu Helvacıoğlu

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D., Political Studies, Queen’s University, 1988. History of political thought, modern political theory, aesthetics and politics

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E-Mail: helvaci@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1470
Office: T374

Başak İnce

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, University of London, 2008. Turkish politics, comparative politics

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E-Mail: basakince@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1122
Office: A351

Esra İşsever-Ekinci

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, Syracuse University, 2019. Comparative politics, political institutions, electoral systems and reforms, representation, women and gender politics

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E-Mail: esra.ekinci@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1767
Office: T365

Aida Just

Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton, 2005. Comparative public opinion and political behavior

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E-Mail: aidap@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2028
Office: A216

Daniel Just

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, New York University, 2005. Literature and politics, sociology

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E-Mail: just@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1949
Office: T372

Anıl Kahvecioğlu

Instructor (Science, Technology and Society)

Ph.D., Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, 2022. Social movements, pro-government mobilization, right-wing protests, authoritarianism, opposition strategies

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E-Mail: kahvecioglu@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2684
Office: T264

Mehmet Nedim Karakayalı

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Toronto, 2003. Social theory, cultural studies

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E-Mail: nedim@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1855
Office: T375

Emine Öncüler Yayalar

Instructor (Science, Technology and Society)

Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University

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E-Mail: emineonculer@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1600
Office: T263

Onur Özgöde

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, 2015. Economic sociology, public policy studies, international political economy

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E-Mail: onur.ozgode@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1671
Office: T262

Zeki Sarıgil

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2007. Turkish politics, comparative politics

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E-Mail: sarigil@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 1495
Office: H255

Mehmet Fatih Tatari

Instructor

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Davis, 2023. Political ecology, agriculture and food, science and technology studies

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E-Mail: fatih.tatari@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2069
Office: T275

Meral Uğur Çınar

Assistant Professor, Deputy Chair (Graduate Programs)

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2012. Turkish politics, comparative politics, political regimes, political institutions, populism, political narratives, collective memory, social movements, gender

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E-Mail: meral.ugur@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2066
Office: AZ 27A

Kerem Yıldırım

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., International Relations and Political Science, Koç University, 2016. Party politics, political behavior, political communication, Turkish politics, research methods

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E-Mail: kyildirim@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 0312 290 2254
Office: T366