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I am an Associate Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University and a Senior Scholar and the Research and Academic Affairs Coordinator at Istanbul Policy Center.

I was previously a Jean Monnet Chair of EU Political and Administrative Studies in the Department of International Relations at Istanbul Bilgi University. My main research interests include European foreign policy, Turkish foreign policy, discourse studies and politics of identity. I hold a Ph.D. from Vrije Universiteit Brussels, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA from Boğaziçi University.

My articles have been published in the Journal of Common Market Studies, West European PoliticsCooperation and Conflict, Politics, South European Society and PoliticsAlternatives, Journal of Language and Politics, International Relations, and Politique Europeenne. I am the author of (with Alper Kaliber) Is Turkey De-Europeanising? (Routledge, 2017), (with Nathalie Tocci) Turkey and the European Union (Palgrave, 2015) and Constructions of European Identity (Palgrave, 2012). I am a member of the ECFR Council, a board member of the Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM), a member of the Global Relations Forum (GIF) and a member of the Carnegie Rising Democracies Network. I also serve as the Associate Editor of South European Society and Politics. I was awarded the Young Scientist Award of Turkey’s Science Academy (BAGEP) in 2014.

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To access full texts of my publications, please visit my Academia profile at: http://wwwsabanciuniv.academia.edu/SenemAydinD%C3%BCzgit