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Ozgur Tufekci

Assoc. Professor of Int'l Relations

Teaching and Supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Black Sea Basin and Regionalism
  • Nationalism and World Politics
  • Rising Powers and World Politics
  • Wars, New Wars, and the Geopolitics of Warfare

Current Supervision

Currently supervising six PhD and one MA students at Karadeniz Technical University.

PhD Students:

Hulya Kinik

Thesis title: Yükselen Güçlerin Uluslararası Sisteme Entegrasyonu: Türkiye Örneği
Degree subject: International Relations
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: (expected graduation: June 2020)

Mohammed Hashiru
Degree subject: International Relations

Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy


Dilek Karadeniz
Degree subject: International Relations

Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy


Ekrem Ok
Degree subject: 
International Relations
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy


Iryna Tkatchuk
Degree subject: 
International Relations
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy


Metehan Can
Degree subject: International Relations

Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy


MA Student:

Mehmet Tufan Yilmaz
Degree subject: International Relations

Degree type: Master of Arts


Previous Supervision

Successfully supervised three MA students at Karadeniz Technical University.


Sedanur Yildiz – (graduated on July 2019)
Thesis title: Brexit and the Small states in the EU: the Case of Slovakia

Degree subject: International Relations
Degree type: Master of Arts
Awarded date: July 2019


Fevzi Kirbasoglu – (graduated on July 2019)
Thesis title: The EU’s Response to Rising Powers: The case of Turkey

Degree subject: International Relations
Degree type: Master of Arts
Awarded date: July 2019


Idrissa Tamba Bindi – (graduated on February 2017)
Thesis title: Liberal Peace and Peacebuilding: The Case of Sierra Leone

Degree subject: International Relations
Degree type: Master of Arts
Awarded date: February 2017