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Aydin, Aysegul Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • My expertise is in the areas of civil war studies, counterinsurgency and conflict resolution. My research brings together unique elements in a coherent program. It is informed by extensive fieldwork and presents an integrated scholarship of war and peace. I study civil wars in the Middle East with systematic and original data. In addition to several scholarly articles, my book on the political economy of conflict management is published by Stanford University Press Security Studies (2012). My second book on the Turkish civil war has recently been published by Cornell University Press (May 2015).

keywords

  • international security, civil wars and conflict resolution, counterinsurgency, insurgency, Middle East

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • PSCI 2223 - Introduction to International Relations
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Introduces the field of international relations, with general survey of the theories, histories, and problems of historical and contemporary relations among state and nonstate actors.
  • PSCI 3123 - War, Peace, and Strategic Defense
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Analyzes employment, or the threat of employing force, in securing American interests in the post-Cold War world. Gives special attention to utilities claimed for nuclear weapons, and alternatively, to weapons control and disarmament. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2223. Similar to PACS 3800.
  • PSCI 3163 - American Foreign Policy
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Examines foundations, assumptions, objectives, dynamics, and methods of U.S. foreign policy since WWII. Gives special attention to domestic and external problems of adapting U.S. policy to the changing world environment. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2223.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)