Ilter Turan


Ilter Turan is the current president of the International Political Science Association. He is Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the Department of International Relations and a former president of Istanbul Bilgi University. His research and writings have been in the field of comparative politics, Turkish politics and foreign policy. His most recent book, Turkey’s Difficult Journey to Democracy: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back, was published by Oxford University Press in 2015.