Dr. Selin Türkeş-Kiliç

Member of the management board

Dr. Selin Türkeş-Kiliç is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University, İstanbul where she teaches courses in the fields of European Studies and International Relations. Her research focuses on the argumentative processes in the policy-making of the European Union and Turkey.

Selin received her Ph.D. from Sabancı University in Political Science in July 2012 with a dissertation entitled “Accounting for Variation in Political Party Closures: The EU’s Framing in Batasuna and DTP decisions.” During her doctoral studies, she has been involved in several EU-funded projects. Between 2008 and 2012, she participated as an active researcher in the RECON project which was funded by the European Commission’s Sixth Framework Programme. She spent 3 months at the project’s coordinator institution ARENA, University of Oslo, Norway as a visiting researcher. Further, within the SPBuild Network funded under the Marie Curie Actions of the European Union 7th Framework Programme, she worked at the University of Deusto, Bilbao (Spain) as a Marie Curie fellow between May 2011 and May 2012.