Dr. Aybars Görgülü

Aybars Görgülü is a founding member and Executive Director at Center for Public Policy and Democracy Studies (PODEM). He worked for Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) from 2007 to 2015.

Dr. Görgülü received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Sabancı University in 2014. He holds an MA degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from the University of Clermont-Ferrand, France and a BA degree in Social and Political Sciences from Sabancı University. Görgülü teaches on Turkey’s foreign policy and the Caucasus politics at Istanbul Kültür University and has several publications on Turkey’s domestic and foreign policy issues.