Awards & Honors

BAGEP (the Science Academy's Young Scientist Award) given to promising young Turkish scientists, 2016.

TÜBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences) University Textbook Award given to the authors of the edited book Karşılaştırmalı Siyaset:Temel Konular ve Yaklaşımlar (Comparative Politics: Basic Subjects and Approaches), 2014.

TÜBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences) University Textbook Award for editing the book Avrupa Birliği'ne Giriş: Tarih, Kurumlar ve Politikalar (Introduction to the European Union: History, Institutions and Policies) with Ayhan Kaya, Senem Aydın-Düzgit and Özge Onursal, 2012.

State Scholarships Foundation (Iδρυμα Κρατικών Υποτροφιών -I.K.Y) of Greece, for the collection of research data for doctoral thesis, 2003-2004 (supervised by Dr. Dimitris Keridis, Macedonia University).

Gallatin Fellowship, Feris Foundation of America, Inc. and University of Virginia, for the collection of research data in Turkey and Greece, 2004-2005.

Department Fellowship Award, University of Virginia, Fall 2001 - Spring 2003, Fall 2005 - Spring 2007.

Nominated for the Seven Society Superb teaching award (by anonymous students), University of Virginia, Spring 2003.

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) grant to present research on Greek and Turkish civil-military relations and democratization at the the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society Conference, October 2007.

Travel Grant, American Political Science Association, for participation to the Annual Meeting, 1-4 September 2005, 3-6 September 2009.

Vehbi Koç Scholar, Koç University, Fall 1998 - Spring 2000.

Dean’s Honor Roll, Koç University, Fall 1997.

German Club Award for Outstanding Performance as the President, Koç University, Fall 1999.