Dr. Seçkin Köstem- International Order and Turkey Research Coordinator

Seçkin Köstem is Assistant Professor of International Relations at Bilkent University in Ankara. He received his PhD from McGill University in 2016. In Fall 2018, he was a George F. Kennan Fellow at the Kennan Institute in Washington, DC. He has been a visiting researcher at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, New York University’s Jordan Center, King’s College London’s Russia Institute and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). Köstem’s research focuses on Russian and Turkish foreign economic policies, regional and rising powers, and Turkish-Russian relations. He is co-editor of Turkey’s Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order, which came out from Routledge in 2019. His articles have been published in journals such as Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Review of International Political Economy, Foreign Policy Analysis, Global Policy and Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs.

 

Selected Publications:

Seçkin Köstem, Russian-Turkish Cooperation in Syria: Geopolitical Alignment with Limits, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1080/09557571.2020.1719040

Emre Erşen and Seçkin Köstem (eds), Turkey’ Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order, 2019, London and New York: Routledge. Rethinking Asia and International Relations series

Turkey and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Economic Pragmatism Meets Geopolitics, 2019, Global Policy, 10(4), 645-652.

Different Paths to Regional Hegemony: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Economic Strategy in Russia and Turkey, 2018, Review of International Political Economy, 25(5), 726-752.