Dr. Bayram Sinkaya works as an Associate Professor of International Relations at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. He received his Ph.D. at the Middle East Technical University (METU), where he worked as a research assistant (2002-2011). He was a visiting researcher at Columbia University (2007-2008) and Tehran University (2003). He also served as a non-resident research fellow at ORSAM (Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies, Ankara) for Iranian affairs between 2015-2017. His academic interests include Iranian politics, foreign and security policies of Iran, Middle East politics and Turkish foreign policy. He is the author of The Revolutionary Guards in Iranian Politics: Elites and Shifting Relations (NY: Routledge, 2015).
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