Education


2002 - January 2008
University of Virginia, Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics 

Doctor of Philosophy, Foreign Affairs 

Dissertation Committee: David Waldner (chair), Gerard Alexander, 
William Quandt, Daniel Lefkowitz 

Fields: Comparative Politics, International Relations 

Dissertation Title: Military Rule and Democracy in Greece and Turkey 

2000 - January 2002 
University of Virginia, Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics 

Master of Arts, Foreign Affairs 

Thesis Title: Turkish Elite Unity & Its Consequences for Social Movements 

1996 - June 2000 
Koç University

College of Economics and Administrative Sciences 
Bachelor of Arts, International Relations