Mehmet Gurses

About the Instructor

  • Mehmet Gurses is Associate Professor and Chastain-Jonhnston Middle East Studies Distinguished Professor at Florida Atlantic University (2016-2018). His book, Anatomy of a Civil War: Sociopolitical Impacts of the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey, is forthcoming (University of Michigan Press, 2018). He is co-editor of Conflict, Democratization and the Kurds in the Middle East: Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). He has published extensively in journals including, International Interactions, Social Science Quarterly, Civil Wars, Defense and Peace Economics, Democratization, International Studies Perspectives, Party Politics, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Political Research Quarterly, and Comparative Politics. His work on transnational ethnic kin and civil war outcomes was awarded Honorable Mention for Best Article in 2015 by the Political Research Quarterly. He is comparative politics and international relations editor of the journal, Politics and Religion (Cambridge University Press).