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Dr Ayse Zarakol

Dr  Ayse Zarakol

Reader in International Relations

University Teaching Officer

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Office hours: Mondays 12.00-1.00pm


Biography:

Ayşe Zarakol is Reader in International Relations in the POLIS Department and a Fellow at Emmanuel College.  Dr. Zarakol's primary research interests are in international security (with an emphasis on approaches rooted in social theory and historical sociology). More specifically, she works on the evolution of East and West relations in the international order, declining and rising powers, and politics of non-Western regional powers.  She has secondary research interests in the evolution of the modern state and the international system. She is the author of After Defeat: How the East Learned to Live with the West (Cambridge Studies in International Relations, no.118, Cambridge University Press, 2011; published with a new introduction in Turkish as Yenilgiden Sonra: Doğu Batı ile Yaşamayı Nasıl Öğrendi (Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2012). Her articles have appeared in journals such as International Organization, International Theory, International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, Review of International Studies, among many others. Her research has been supported by a number of academic and government institutions in the UK, North America and Europe, such as the Council on Foreign Relations and the European Research Council. Her most recent book is Hierarchies in World Politics (Cambridge Studies in International Relations, no.144, Cambridge University Press, 2017). 

Dr. Zarakol is a member of and a regular contributor to the PONARS Eurasia international network which advances new policy approaches to research and security in Russia and Eurasia. She also serves on several international advisory boards for academic journals, book series and large research grants. She is currently an Associate Editor at the Journal of Global Security Studies, a Series Editor for the Palgrave Studies in International Relations, the program chair for the Historical International Relations Section of the ISA and the co-program chair for the European International Studies Association's 12th Pan-European Conference, which will be held in Prague in September 2018. 

Key Publications

For updated information about her research and publications, please see her website: aysezarakol.com or her Academia.edu webpage.