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Dilan Okcuoglu Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

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SIS - School of International Service
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Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD, Political Studies, Queen's University (Canada); MA, Political Studies, Queen's University (Canada); MA, Political Science, Central European University; BA, Economics, Bogazici University.

Dilan Okcuoglu is a postdoctoral fellow and professorial lecturer in School of International Service at the American University in Washington, DC. Before that, she was a visiting scholar at the Cornell University, M. Einaudi Center for International Studies. Also, affiliated with the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Diversity and Democracy (CRIDAQ) at the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2018-2019. She received her PhD and MA in Political Studies from Queen’s University in Canada where she was also affiliated with Center for the Study of Democracy and Diversity as well as the Laboratory for Ethnic Conflict Research.

Dr. Okcuoglu has an interdisciplinary background in politics, economics and philosophy. Her teaching and research interests primarily lie in the politics of MENA, conflict and peace studies, comparative territorial and border politics, Kurdish politics, democratization, ethnic politics and nationalism as well as state-minority relations in conflict zones.  She is currently working on her book proposal in addition to two scholarly publications. For more details, please see her CV attached.
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Fall 2021

  • SISU-419 Senior Capstone: Int'l Studies: Ethnic Conft, Violence & Peace