Professor at Ibn Haldun University and General Coordinator of SETA Foundation,
Burhanettin Duran is currently a professor at Ibn Haldun University and General Coordinator of the SETA Foundation. He received his BA in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University in 1993, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Bilkent University in 2001. From 1993-2009, he worked at Bilkent and Sakarya Universities as a research assistant and assistant professor, followed by an visiting scholar appointment at George Mason University from 2010-2011. Duran’s research focuses on the transformation of Islamism, Turkish political thought, Turkish domestic politics and foreign policy. In October 2018, Prof. Duran was appointed as a member of the Turkish Presidency Security and Foreign Policy Council.