Ersel Aydinli is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Chair of the department at Bilkent University. He earned his B.A. in International Affairs from Gazi University, M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University, and Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from McGill University.
Professor Avdinli researches international security with a regional emphasis on Turkey and counterterrorism measures.
Aydinli, Ersel, and Nihat Ali Ozcan. “The Conflict Resolution and Counterterrorism Dilemma: Turkey Faces its Kurdish Question.” Terrorism and Political Violence 23.3 (2011): 438-457.
Aydinli, Ersel, and Hasan Yoen. “Transgovernmentalism Meets Security: Police Liaison Officers, Terrorism, and Statist Transnationalism.” Governance 24.1 (2011): 55-84.
Aydinli, Ersel. “Before Jihadists There Were Anarchists: A Failed Case of Transnational Violence.” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 31.10 (2008): 903-923.