ASN Faculty by Research Interest

East Asia

Akin Alptuna

Asia-Pacific regionalism

Selcuk Colakoglu

East Asian security, contemporary Korea

Southeast Asia

Gurol Baba

Southeast Asian politics, Australia


Ceren Ergenc (International Relations) (Chair of the program)

Contemporary Chinese politics, political participation, political networks in urban China. History of modern East Asia

Zan Tao  (TUBITAK Co-Brain Fellow 2013-2015)

History of modern Chinese thought, China-Turkey relations

Seriye Sezer

Administrative and economic systems in post-Mao China

Wenchi Ozcel

Mass communication in contemporary China


Ha Bong Zu (Academy of Korean Studies scholar 2012-2014)

South Korean financial system, free trade agreements


Romit Dasgupta (Fullbright fellow 2013-2014)

Popular culture in contemporary Japan, gender studies

Bahadir Pehlivanturk

Contemporary Japan, Foreign policy of Japan

Ayse Gedik

Urban politics and city planning in Japan

Phillippe Tremblay

Contemporary Japan


Smita Tewari Jassal (Sociology)

Contemporary India, gender studies




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