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Lec. Soli ÖZEL
Faculty / Institute / School
Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences
Department
International Relations


Education
 
  • 1983- 1989 Universityof California Berkeley, Doctoral Studies
  • 1981-1983 JohnsHopkins University School of Advanced International Studies(SAIS), MA
  • 1977-1981 BenningtonCollege, BA Economics/Social Sciences
  • Academic Titles
    2010-.....         Kadir Has University, Department of International Relations
    1995-2010      Bilgi University, Department of International Relations
    1995-1996      Boğaziçi University, Department of Sociology
    2001 Spring     Hebrew University, Center for European Studies
    1999                University of Washington, Dept. of Communication and Business Administration
    1993-1995      Johns Hopkins, SAIS, Department of Middle Eastern Studies
    1988-1989      University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Politics
    Projects and Grants/Awards
    May-August 2002       Oxford University, St Antony’s College Turkish Program
    November-December 2002     European Union Institute of European Security

     



    Publications (within the last 5 years)
    Publications in International Refereed Journals
    • "Turkey: The Year of Living Dangerously", The International Spectator, Vol. 43, No.1, 2008.
    • "A Passionate Story with Europe", European Security, Volume 17, Issue 1, March 2008, p. 47-60.
    • "Conflits: Rien Sans L'Iran", Alternatives Internationales, volume 39, June 2008.
    • "TurkeyFaces West", The Wilson Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Winter, 2007), pp. 18-25.
    • "Understanding the Turkish Elections", The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, Vol1, No:3, 2007.
    • "Evolución de la situación política interna de Turquía: avances y resistencias", Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals, núm. 75, p. 51-56, 2006.
    • "Review: The Gathering Storm", Reviewed work(s): Metal Firtina (The Metal Storm) by Orkun Uçar; Burak Turna,Foreign Policy, No. 149 (Jul. - Aug., 2005), pp. 83-85.
    • "Der Lange Weg nach Europa: Die Saga von den Beziehungen der Türkei zur EU", Internationale Politik, 2004.
    • "Inevitability of Violence?",Journal of Islamic Law and Culture, Spring/Summer 2004.
    • "Turkish Attitudes vis-à-vis the Zionist Project" (with Ayhan AKTAR), in Cemoti, no 28 - Turquie-Israël: un siècle d'histoire partagée, [En ligne], mis en ligne le 31 mars 2004.
    • “Mamma gli Uzan - Turchia: ascesa e crollo di una potente famiglia” (with Mehmet Ali Tuğtan), Espresso, Vol. 49, No: 42, October 2003.

    • "Turkey at the Polls: After the Tsunami", Journal of Democracy, Volume 14, Number 2, April 2003.
    • "Destinada a cambiar: anatomía de una año en la política de Turquía", Anuario internacional CIDOB, ISSN 1133-2743, Nº 1, 1997 , pags. 313-330.
    Publications in National Refereed Journals
     
  • “105 Yıllık Mesele”, Türkiye Günlüğü, Number: 68, Winter 2002.
  • “Avrupa’da Olmak İçin Avrupalı Gibi Davranmalısınız”, Foreign Policy, Number: 4, Winter 1998.
  • Özel, Soli, "Türk Demokrasisine Güveniyoruz, Mark Grossman", Görüş,No. 26, Haziran-Temmuz 1996, s. 24-32.
  • Books and Book Chapters
     
  • Rebuilding A Partnership: Turkish-American Relations For A New Era, A Turkish Perspective (with Ş. Yılmaz) İstanbul, TUSIAD Publication, 2009.
  • "Afterword: Turkey's Western Trajectory", in Winning Turkey by Ömer Taşpınar, Philip H. Gordon, WashingtonD.C, Brookings Institution Press, 2008.
  • "Aspiring to be a Playmaker", Med.2007- Mediterranean Year Book, 2007.
  • “Liberalizm ve İslam”, in Modern Türkiye’de Siyasi Düşünce (eds. Tanıl Bora &  Murat Gültekingil), İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul, 2005.
  • “Rapproachment on non-Governmental Level: The Story of the Turkish-Greek Forum”, in Greek-Turkish Relations; Overcoming the Security Dilemma in the Aegean(eds., Mustafa Aydın & Kostas Ifantis), London, Routledge, 2004.
  • “Turkish-Greek Dialogue of the Business Communities” in Voices for the Future: Civic Dialogue Between Turks and Greeks (ed. Belge, T.), pp. 163-168. Istanbul: Bilgi University Press, 2004.
  • “Turkish-American Tensions Over the Iraqi Conflict” (with Mehmet Ali Tuğtan), Med.2003 Mediterranean Year Book (eds. Ignasi Oliveras and Jordi Padilla), European Institut of the Mediterranean, 2004.
  •  “Türkiye’de Sorun Devletin Dönüştürülmesidir”, in Orta Sayfa Konuşmaları, by İbrahim Yarış, İstanbul Yayınları, 2001.
  • "Of Not Being a Lone Wolf: Geography, Domestic Plays, and Turkish Foreign Policy in the Middle East" in Powder keg in the Middle East: the struggle for Gulf security, by Geoffrey Kemp and Janice Gross Stein, Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.
  • Other Publications

    Electronic

    • The Deeds of Aspiring Powers, World Affairs Journal, 25 May 2010.
    • Back to Square One in Cyprus?, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 4 May 2010.
    • The Unraveling, World Affairs Journal, 5 March 2010.
    • Turkey-Israel Relations: Where to Next?, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 3 March 2010.
    • Turkey's Day of Reckoning, World Affairs Journal, 22 February 2010.
    • Misguided and Unrepentant: Blair, World Affairs Journal, 3 February 2010.
    • No Hope Without Audacity, World Affairs Journal, 27 January 2010.
    • Kurdish Opening: Onto the Second Roundi, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 23 December, 2009.
    • Change Management: Deciding who is in Charge in Turkey, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 15 July 2009.
    • Divining Davutoglu: Turkey’s Foreign Policy Under New Leadership, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 4 June 2009.
    • The electorate’s tune-up, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 31 March 2009.
    • Beyond Davos, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 17 February 2009.
    • The Back and Forth of Turkey's "Westernness", German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 29 January 2009.
    • Going in All Directions, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 14 January 2009.
    • Don't Legislate History, German Marshall Fund, On Turkey Series, 5 December 2008.
    • Freedom and Islam in Turkey, TUSIAD-US “Eye on Turkey” Series, 15 February 2008.
    • Turkey’s Quest to Modernize Remains on Track, TUSIAD-US “Eye on Turkey” Series, 31 July 2007.
    • TUSIAD-US “Eye on Turkey” Series 1-12, between 2001-2003.
    • Interview with Soli Özel,  in Tarihin 11 Eylül Uğrağı (eds. Selin Dinginlioğlu, Levent Tokdemir and Alper Birdal), Seyir Yayınları, 2003.