Assoc. Prof.

SEYİT ALİ AVCU


Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi

Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi

Siyaset ve Yönetim Bilimleri

Biography

Seyit Ali Avcu is a political scientist and a faculty member at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations and Comparative Politics from the University of Virginia and he thought in several universities in the USA, Turkey, and Kyrgyzstan. He served as a director of Central Asian Research Center (ORASAM) at Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University where he directed several research projects on Central Asia. He is also a former Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Kyrgyzstan country director. His research focuses on Central Asia, integration, Eurasian Economic Union, Belt and Road Initiative, political parties, ethnic conflict, nationalism, politics and religion, politics of economic reform, globalization, and energy politicsDr. Avcu speaks Turkish (native) English, Russian, Arabic, Kyrgyz, and Kazakh. 

Education Information

1997 - 2010

1997 - 2010

Doctorate

The University of Virginia, Uluslararasi Iliskiler/Siyaset Bilimi, United States Of America

1995 - 1997

1995 - 1997

Postgraduate

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Newark Campus, Political Science, United States Of America

1988 - 1993

1988 - 1993

Undergraduate

Ankara Üniversitesi, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi, Siyaset Bilimi Ve Kamu Yönetimi Bölümü, Turkey

Dissertations

2010

2010

Doctorate

ECONOMIC REFORMS AND THE FRAGMENTATION OF THE POLITICAL PARTY SYSTEM: THE TURKISH CASE, 1980-2002

The University of Virginia, Uluslararasi Iliskiler/Siyaset Bilimi

1997

1997

Postgraduate

Religion as a Source of Legitimacy: Turkey and Saudi Arabia

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Newark Campus, Political Science

Research Areas

Social Sciences and Humanities

Academic Titles / Tasks

2018 - Continues

2018 - Continues

Associate Professor

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi, Siyaset Bilimi Ve Kamu Yönetimi

2011 - 2018

2011 - 2018

Assistant Professor

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi, Siyaset Bilimi Ve Kamu Yönetimi

Managerial Experience

2012 - 2015

2012 - 2015

Director of the Center

Kırgızistan-Türkiye Manas Üniversitesi

Articles Published in Other Journals

2019

2019

Central Asia in India’s energy quest

Pradhan R., Zholdasbekova A., Avcu S. A. , Lapenko M.

Central Asia and the Caucasus, vol.20, no.2, pp.58-68, 2019 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

2016

2016

Small States and Economic Integrations Eurasian Customs Union and Kyrgyzstan

AVCU S. A.

Relaciones Internationales, vol.25, no.51, pp.101-111, 2016 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

2014

2014

Terrorism and Organized Crime Threats to National Security of Central Asia

AVCU S. A.

Reforma-International Economics Journal, vol.4, no.64, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Sustainable Development

2014

2014

Hegemonic Stability Theory and Secessionist Movements in the Middle East During the 1990s

AVCU S. A.

Manas Journal of Social Studies, vol.3, no.10, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

2014

2014

Political Consequences of Economic Reforms in the Middle East

AVCU S. A.

Reforma-International Economics Journal, vol.2, no.62, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

2014

2014

Avrasya Gümrük Birliği ve Kırgızistan Avantajları ve Dezavantajları

AVCU S. A.

Avrasya Etüdleri, vol.20, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

2013

2013

Fragmentation of Political Party System in Kyrgyzstan

AVCU S. A.

Central Asia and the Caucasus, vol.14, no.2, 2013 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

2011

2011

merikan Muhafazakâr Düşüncesinde Özel Mülkiyet

AVCU S. A.

Muhafazakar Düşünce, vol.7, no.27, 2011 (Other Refereed National Journals)

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2018

2018

Millet İnşasında Siyasi Baskı Mağdurları Müzelerinin Rolü: Kazakistan Aljir Anıtı ve Müzesi

AVCU S. A.

3. Türkistan KurultayıKafkasya ve Türkistan’da 1938 Sovyet Katliamı ve EtkileriGöç, Sürgün ve Kimlik, 3 - 05 October 2018

2018

2018

Astana Peace Talks: Road to Peace in Syria?

AVCU S. A.

7th Eurasian Peace Science Meeting, İstanbul, Turkey, 20 - 21 January 2018

2017

2017

New Jeopolitical Reality in Central Asia: Chinese “One Belt One Road” Project

AVCU S. A.

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ONPOLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIALSTUDIES, 9 - 11 November 2017

2017

2017

Small States and Economic Integrations: Eurasian Economic Union and Kyrgyzstan

AVCU S. A.

Modernization 3.0: Modernization of Kazakstan’xxs Identity, Astana, Kazakhstan, 20 October 2017

2017

2017

Why a Democratic State Wants to Restrict Religious Freedom? The Case of Kyrgyzstan

AVCU S. A.

Joint ESCAS-CESS Conference, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 29 June - 02 July 2017

2017

2017

Turkey and Avrasya Ekonomik Union

AVCU S. A.

3rd International Eurasian Sphere : Theory and Practice of Development, Saratov, Russia, 26 - 27 June 2017

2017

2017

The relations between Turkey and Central Asian Countries

AVCU S. A.

Turkic World and International Relations: history, personality and prospects, Astana, Kazakhstan, 26 - 27 May 2017

2017

2017

Chinese One Belt One Road Project and the Stability in Eeastern Mediterranean

AVCU S. A. , ÇAYLAK A.

Mediterranean International On Social Science, Podgorica, Serbia And Montenegro, 19 - 22 May 2017, pp.33-34

2017

2017

Securitization of Economic Integration Decisions: Armenia and the Eurasian Economic Union

AVCU S. A.

First AESC AnnualConvention, İstanbul, Turkey, 27 April 2017

2017

2017

International System and Iran-Turkey Relations

AVCU S. A.

International Symposium on Continuity and Change in North Africa, Turkey Iran, 20 - 22 April 2017

2017

2017

Ethnic Religious Conflicts and Gender in Kyrgyzstan

AVCU S. A.

EUPRA-AFK Joint Conferene, Schwerte, Germany, 16 - 18 March 2017

2017

2017

Integration processes in Central Asia: succes and failure

AVCU S. A.

International Studies Association, 22 - 25 February 2017

2017

2017

”How to Explain the Surge in Turkish Foreign Aid?”

AVCU S. A.

Internatıonal Studies Association, 22 - 25 February 2017

2017

2017

Overlapping Integration Processes in Central Asia: Eurasian Economic Union and Silk Road Project

AVCU S. A.

International Conference on the Silk Road and Transport Diplomacy, Chabahar, Iran, 25 - 26 January 2017

2016

2016

Radicalism and Integration Processes in Central Asia

AVCU S. A.

I. International Antalya Security Symposium, Antalya, Turkey, 2 - 04 December 2016

2016

2016

Iran Turkey Relations after the Arab Spring

AVCU S. A.

The 3rd International Conference on International System, Regional Developments and Iran's Foreign Policy, 21 - 22 November 2016

2014

2014

KIRGIZİSTAN DA PARLAMENTER SİSTEMİN YERLEŞTİRİLMESİ

AVCU S. A.

I. ULUSLARARASI TÜRK DEVLET YÖNETİMİ GELENEĞİ KONGRESİ, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 3 - 04 April 2014

2016

2016

TURKISH FOREIGN AID TO CENTRAL ASIA

AVCU S. A.

Fifth CESS Regional Conference, Kazan, Russia, 2 - 04 June 2016 Sustainable Development

2016

2016

GLOBALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN CENTRAL ASIA

AVCU S. A.

International Congress on Economics, Finance and Energy, Almata, Kazakhstan, 16 - 18 May 2016

2016

2016

Turkey as an Emerging Power and the role of the TurkishInternational Cooperation and Development Agency TIKA

AVCU S. A.

1st Eurasia-Latin AmericaInternational ConferenceStrategic Engagement andComparative Perspectives in Politics andEconomics, İstanbul, Turkey, 26 - 27 March 2016

2016

2016

Overlapping Integration Processes in Central Asia Eurasian Economic Union and Silk Road Economic Belt

AVCU S. A.

IV. Avrasya Sosyal Bilimler Forumu, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 21 - 22 April 2016

2014

2014

Small States and Economic Integrations Eurasian Customs Union and Kyrgyzstan

AVCU S. A.

III. Avrasya Sosyal Bilimler Forumu, Almata Kazakistan, 15 - 16 November 2014

Books & Book Chapters

2017

2017

Türkiye’de Parti Sisteminin Parcalanmasi, 1991-2002

AVCU S. A.

in: Osmanlı’dan Günümüze Türkiye’nin Siyasal Hayatı, Çaylak, Adem Avcu, Seyit Ali, Editor, Savaş Yayınevi, Ankara, pp.627-645, 2017

2015

2015

Economic Reforms and Party System Fragmentation in Turkey

AVCU S. A.

Germany: Omniscriptum Gmbh & Company Kg, 2015

Supported Projects

2017 - 2017

2017 - 2017

International Studies Association 58th Annual Convention

Project Supported by Higher Education Institutions

AVCU S. A. (Executive)