Kıvanç Ulusoy Professor of Political Sciences, Istanbul University

Kıvanç Ulusoy is currently a Professor of Political Science at Istanbul University. He was previously a Fulbright Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School (2012-2013), a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence (2003-2004) and a fellow at the Madrid Diplomatic School (1996-1997).  His areas of research include regime change and democratisation, Turkish politics and foreign policy, Spanish politics, American foreign policy and the foreign policy of Israel. Some of his recent publications include “Special Issue: Geopolitics of Conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean”, The Journal of Balkans and the Near East, Vol. 18, No. 4, (2016); Conflict and Prosperity: Geopolitics and Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean, (together with Andreas Stergiou and Menahem Blondheim), (Jerusalem: Israeli Academic Press, 2017); “Turkey and Israel: Changing Patterns of Alliances in the Eastern Mediterranean”, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, (2020), 22 (3): 415-430; “Testing Turkey’s state capacity: The Syrian Migration Crisis as Catalyst”, European Journal of Law and Migration, (2021), 23 (1): 152-175.