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Gurses, Mehmet

Associate Professor
Florida Atlantic University


Mehmet Gurses is an associate professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University. He received his B.A. degree in political science and international relations from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey, and his doctorate from University of North Texas. His research interests include democracy and democratization, ethnic and religious conflict, post-civil war peace building, post-civil war democratization, oil and democratization, and the emergence and evolution of the Islamist parties in the Middle East. His publications have appeared in International Interactions, Social Science Quarterly, Civil Wars, Defense and Peace Economics, Democratization, International Studies Perspectives, Party Politics, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, and Conflict Management and Peace Science.

DISCIPLINE
Political Science
SUB AREAS
Conflict Resolution   
Democratization   
Kurdish Studies   
Turkish Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
All Middle East   
Turkey   
SPECIALTIES
No Information
LANGUAGES
Kurdish (Fluent)   
Turkish (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2007Political ScienceUniversity of North Texas
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Is Islam a Cure for Ethnic Nationalism? Evidence from the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey (2013)   

Mehmet Gurses