Dr. M. Cuneyt Yenigun

Title:Associate Professor, Director of IRSS Program
Founder Head of Department

Room #:2062
Ext. #:2962


Fields of Interest:

International Relations, International Conflict Resolution and Security Studies


Post-PhD., Political Science, Florida State University, 1998
Ph.D., International Relations, Istanbul University, 1997.
M.A., International Relations, Istanbul University, 1994.
M.A., Political Science and International Relations, Bosphorus University, 1993.
B.A., International Relations, Istanbul University, 1991
M. Cuneyt Yenigun is an Associate Professor of International Relations/Political Science and Head of Department of Political Science. He worked in Florida State University (US), Istanbul Kultur University (Turkey), and American University in the Emirates (Dubai). He also taught in some universities as international part-timer and under the European Union Socrates Program such as in Malmo University, International Balkan University, Barcelona Autonomous University and Epoka University. In addition to academia he served as political advisor to two ministers and holdings in Macedonia, Kosovo and Turkey. He is co-editor of an international journal and the member of editorial board of ten indexed/refereed journals. He is author & editor of four books published between 2004-2011. His teaching and research interests intensify on International Relations, International Conflict Resolution and Security Studies.

Selected Publications:

  • “Conflict Resolution for the Middle East: Sectarian Rapprochement”, Turkish Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, ISSN: 2147-7523, 3 (2) 2016, 13-27.
  • “Evolution Dilemma of the United Nations”, Journal of Research in Business and Social Science – (IJRBS), ISSN: 2147-4478, 5 (1) 2016, 65-75.
  • “GCC Model: Conflict Management for the Greater Albania", SDU-Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN: 1300-9435, 27 (3), December 2012, 175-186.
  • “Regional Power of the Middle East”, (in) Doğan, Reyyan, (ed), Sects, Ethnicity and Conflict Resolution, TASAM Publications, Istanbul, August 2016, 412-420.
  • “Gulf Security, NATO and Istanbul Cooperation Initiation", (in) Demir, Firuz (ed), NATO's Approach to Gulf Cooperation, ECSSR Publications, Abu Dhabi, 2015, 33-54.