BA – Selcuk University (Turkey) | MA – University of College London (UK) | PhD – University of Manchester (UK)

Name: Husrev Tabak facebook_50
Email address: husrevtabak [@] twitter_50


Brief Description of Research Interests:

  •  Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Norm Theory
  • Turkish Foreign Policy
  • IR Theory (Constructivism)
  • Southeast European Politics
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnopolitics


2011 – 2015    PhD in Politics, The University of Manchester – Manchester, UK

2010 – 2011   MA in Politics, Security, and Integration, University College London (UCL) – London, UK

2006 – 2008   MA in International Security, Institute of Security Sciences – Ankara, Turkey

2001 – 2005   BA in International Relations, Selçuk University – Konya, Turkey

Professional Experiences:

2012 –               Senior Editor, Caucasus International, (Quarterly semi-academic journal), Center for Strategic Studies (CSS).

2010 – 2011   Managing Editor, Slovo (Peer-reviewed, biannual)- UCL.

2010-                Assistant Editor, the Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security

(Peer-reviewed, biannual) – CESRAN.

2009-                Managing Editor, Political Reflection (Quarterly News Magazine) – CESRAN.

2009-                Managing Editor, the Journal of Global Analysis (Peer-reviewed, biannual) – CESRAN.

2006-                Publishing Editor, Nobel Publishing, Ankara, Turkey.


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    The 18th issue of the rest: journal of politics and development is out now. Download the issue here… TABLE OF CONTENTS Research Articles The Foreign Policy Decision Making Approaches and Their Applications Case Study: Bush, Obama and Trump’s Decision Making towards Afghanistan and the Region By Sharifullah Dorani Evaluating the Explanatory Power of Social Identity Theory,…

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