Director of the Center
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sinan Ünlüsoy
Director of the Center
Sinan Ünlüsoy studied Archaeology and History of Art at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. He joined Yaşar University in 2012 after receiving his Ph.D. from the Institute of Prehistory at Tübingen University in 2009. Dr. Ünlüsoy has participated in several excavations and surveys in Turkey. His research interests include Bronze Age Archaeology of Aegean and Anatolia, Field Archaeology, Political Economy and Cultural Evolution of the ancient societies in the Mediterranean. He is currently directing the “Northern Tokat Archaeological Survey” project in the mid-Black Sea region of Anatolia.
Please see his profile page on Academia.edu for further information on Prof. Ünlüsoy’s publications and other materials.
Pernicka, Ernst, Sinan Ünlüsoy and Stephen W. E. Blum (eds) (2016). Early Bronze Age Troy. Universitat Tubingen, Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH: Bonn.
Ünlüsoy, Sinan (2016). Troy and the Aegean During the Third Millenium. In Pernicka, Ernst, Sinan Ünlüsoy and Stephen W. E. Blum (eds.) Early Bronze Age Troy. Universitat Tubingen, Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH: Bonn.
Roosevelt, Christopher H., Peter Cobb, Emanuel Moss, Brandon R. Olson and Sinan Ünlüsoy (2015). Excavation is Destruction Digitalization: Advances in Archaeological Practice. Journal of Field Archaeology, 40 (3), 325-346.
Ünlüsoy, Sinan (2011). Die Stratigraphie der Burg von Troia II. Archäologisches Nachrichtenblatt, 16, 65-75.
Dr. Elçin Doruk
Elçin Doruk is a social scientist by training. She works at Yaşar University since 2014. She obtained her Ph.D. in International Relations from Ege University in 2018. She received her M.Phil. in European Studies from the İzmir University of Economics in 2012 and her B.Sc. in Political Science and International Relations from Marmara University in 2008. Her doctoral dissertation received outstanding peer reviews and won “Best thesis award 2018” in International Relations, in Turkey. During her bachelor studies, she participated in an exchange program at Stockholm University. Her research interests cover environmental conservation, international law, border management and polar studies.
Doruk, Elçin (2021). Uluslararası Hukuk Kapsamında Antarktika Siyaseti. Çankaya University Journal of Law, 5 (1), 199-226.
Doruk, Elçin and Siret Hürsoy (2020). Opinion-The Politics of Antarctica, E-International Relations, 23 November.
Halaç, Umut and Elçin Doruk (2019). The Theory of Hegemonic (In)Stability / Hegemonik İstikrar(sızlık) Kuramı. Dumlupınar Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, (60), 179-192.
Doruk, Elçin (2017). Cinsiyet Rolleri ve Kadın-Erkek Arasındaki İş Bölümü, İktisat ve Toplum, 77.
Doruk, Elçin (2015). Migration and Violence in the Mediterranean Region: Hospitality and Hostility Towards Syrian Refugees in Turkey, The 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, The Worlds of Violence, September 23-26, Giardini Naxos, Sicily.
Dr. Defne Gönenç
Defne Gönenç is a motivated and energetic political ecology researcher. She works at Yaşar University Center for Mediterranean Studies since 2019. She obtained her Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland, in 2018 with a minor in law. She received her M.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Cambridge in 2011 and her B.Sc. in International Relations from the Middle East Technical University, with a minor in economics in 2010. She participated in an exchange program at Sciences Po Paris. Her research interests cover environmental politics and justice, and the political economy of developing countries with a focus on Turkey, India and Greece.
Gönenç, Defne, and Günseli Durmaz (2020). The Politics of Neoliberal Transformation on the Periphery: A Critical Comparison of Greece and Turkey. Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, 20 (4), 617- 640. doi: 10.1080/14683857.2020.1843284
Gönenç, Defne (2020). Conceptualizing Norm Fusion through Environmental Rights. Environmental Politics, 30 (3), 442-461. doi: 10.1080/09644016.2020.1743610
Gönenç, Defne, Dario Piselli, and Yixian Sun (2020). The Global Economic System and Access and Allocation. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 20, 223-238. doi: 10.1007/s10784-020-09472-w
Gönenç, Defne ve Mete Gönenç (2019). Çevre ve İktisat Politikası Gibi Bir Şey (Something Like Environmental and Economic Policy). İstanbul: İkinci Adam Yayınevi.
Gönenç, Defne (2019). Türkiye’de Sivil Toplum ve Çevre Politikası (Civil Society and Environmental Politics in Turkey). Mimarlık, 409, 33-36.
Gönenç, Defne (2019). Litigation Process of the Social Movements as a Driver of Norm Transformation? Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 32 (1), 43-60. doi: 10.1080/09557571.2018.1556245