Scholarly Publications

1. ‘Internet, Social Media and Conflict Studies Can Greater Interdisciplinarity Solve the Field’s Analytical Deadlocks?’ St. Anthony’s International Review Vol. 14, No. 3, 2019


2. ‘Computational IR: What Coding, Programming and Internet Research Can Do for the Discipline?’ All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace Vol. 8, No. 2, 2019


3. ‘The Logic of Secrecy: Digital Surveillance in Turkey and Russia’ Turkish Policy Quarterly. Volume 17, No. 2. Summer 2018 


4. ‘Digital Challenges to Democracy: Politics of Algorithms, Automation and Attention’. Journal of International Affairs Vol. 71, No. 1, Summer 2018 


5. ‘The fog of leadership: How Turkish and Russian Presidents manage information constraints and uncertainty in crisis decision-making’ Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2018


6. ‘Militancy Governance Under State Failure: Models of Legitimacy Contestation in Ungoverned Spaces’ Journal of Security Strategies. Vol. 13, No. 26. October 2017


7. ‘Crisis Networks And Emergency Behavior: Digital Technologies And Non-state Political Actor Engagement’. Cyberpolitik Journal, Vol. 2, No: 3, pp. 5-24

8. ‘Political Philosophy, Human Rights and Discourse of Intra-State Conflicts: The Case of Turkey’s Kurdish Question’. Research and Policy on Turkey, Vol. 3, No. 1 July 2017


9. ‘Paris İklim Anlaşmasına Teorik Yaklaşım: Neo-Neo Tartışması, Eko-Marksizm ve Yeşil Kapitalizm’ (IR Theoretical Approach to the Paris Climate Agreement: Neo-Neo Debate, Eco-Marxism and Green Capitalism). Uluslararası İlişkiler, (ISSN: 1304-7310) Vol. 13, No. 54, May 2017.


10. ‘Discourse and Policy in Foreign Conflicts: The case of the Kurds’. All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace. Vol. 6, No. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 49-82


11. ‘Third Parties in European Politics: Corrective and Conveyor Formations’. Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs. Vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 2016, pp. 1-28 


12. ‘How Turks Mobilized Against the Coup: The Power of the Mosque and the Hashtag – A Geospatial Analysis’ Foreign Affairs, September 14, 2016 

  • Winner: Society for Digital Diplomacy: Best Research Article in the Field of Digital Politics, April 2017​​

13. ‘Weak States, Strong Non-state Actors: Theory of Competitive Control in Northern Syria’. Ortadoğu Etüdleri, Vol. 8, No. 1, July 2016, pp.58-78 


14. ‘Exporting Iran’s Gas: Turkey between IRGC and Gazprom’. Middle East Policy. Summer 2016, Vol. 23, No. 2 


15. ‘Schrödinger’s Kurds: Transnational Kurdish Politics in the Age of Shifting Borders’. Journal of International Affairs, Spring/Summer 2016, Vol. 69, No. 2.


16. ‘How Turkey’s Islamists Fell out of love with Iran’. Middle East Policy, Vol. 19 Issue: 4, Winter 2012. Pp. 103-109 


17. ‘The Forgotten Turkish Secular Model’. Middle East Quarterly. Vol.20 N:1, Winter 2013 

Book Chapters

1. '(forthcoming) Event Data Creation and Measurement' in Salah, A. (ed.) New Frontiers in Migration Research (Oxford University Press, 2021)

2. ‘Turkey’s Resource and Technology Politics’ in Whithing, M. and Alp Ozerdem (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics’ (Routledge, 2019)

3. ‘Computational Propaganda in Unadministered Territories of Northern Syria’ in Dal, E. P. (ed.) Territorial Control and Non-State Actors in Syria (Springer, December 2017) 


4. ‘Turkey’s Kurdish Question, the United States and Europe: Historical Perspective’ in Bilgin, F. and Ali Sarihan (eds.) Understanding Turkey’s Kurdish Question (Lexington Books, 2013)

Policy Reports and White Papers

1. ‘Artificial Intelligence, Authoritarianism and the Future of Political Systems’ The Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Report. 15 June 2018. Funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung

2. ‘Digital Open Source Intelligence and International Security: A Primer’ The Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Report. 15 May 2018 Funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung

3. ‘Politics of Digital Surveillance and Privacy’ The Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Report. 16 February 2017. Funded by the Chrest Foundation

4. ‘Computational Diplomacy: Foreign Policy Communication in the Age of Algorithms and Automation’. The Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Report. 16 October 2017 Funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung


5. ‘Russia May Block EU Energy Ambitions With Turkish Stream Pipeline – A Geospatial Analysis’. World Politics Review. Nov. 7, 2016

6. ‘Cross-Border Data Transfers and Data Localization’ [with Grace B. Kim] The Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Papers. 3 June 2016 Funded by the Chrest Foundation

7. ‘Data Privacy and Surveillance in Turkey: An Assessment of the Draft Law on the Protection of Personal Data’ [with Grace B. Kim] The Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) Papers. 19 February 2016. Funded by the Chrest Foundation

Please refer to my Academia and ResearchGate pages for full papers

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