Dr. Soner Cagaptay

Dr. Soner Cagaptay

Director at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Dr. Soner Cagaptay has more than ten years of experience in academia and of professional work dealing with Turkey, the Balkans and other international issues. He is also a Senior Fellow and Director at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Turkey Research Program.

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Biography

Dr. Soner Cagaptay has had over ten years of experience in academia and the professional work dealing with Turkey, the Balkans, and other international issues. As Senior Fellow and Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Turkey Research Program, among other tasks he manage research on Turkey; supervises the research team; locates and recruits in-house and visiting scholars; organizes roundtable and panel discussions, conferences, workshops, and exchanges with senior officials, policymakers, journalists, and experts.

As an academic, Dr. Cagaptay has taught at Smith College, Georgetown University, the Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute, Princeton University and other institutions. He has also published multiple books, academic essays, and articles. Dr. Cagaptay is fluent in German, Bosnian-Serbo-Croatian, and Azerbaijani.

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Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in History, Yale University; M.Phil. in History, Yale University; MA in History, Yale University.

Areas of Expertise:

Turkish politics
Turkish foreign policy
Turkey’s EU Accession Process
Eurasian energy and pipeline politics
Islam in Europe and the United States
Turkey-Russia ties
Political Islam
Turkey’s demography and political landscape

Website:
http://www.cagaptay.com/

Twitter:
http://twitter.com/SonerCagaptay

LinkedIn:
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/soner-cagaptay/1a/6b5/527

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