INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS


Süha Bölükbaşı

Picture of the person
Prof. Dr. Süha Bölükbaşı
Tel No: 
+90 (312) 210-2039
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-7983
E-mail: 
suhab@metu.edu.tr
Education: 

B.A. University of Ankara; M.A. University of Virginia; Ph.D. University of Virginia

Research Interests: 

Various aspects of Turkey's foreign policy. Relations with Greece, Cyprus, the Middle East, and the Caucasus. Central Asian politics.

Courses / Laboratories: 

2006-    Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

2005-2006     Visiting Prof., Dept. of Politics, Oberlin College, Ohio, USA

2002- 2005    Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

2000-2001    Residential Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

1998-    Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

1996-1998    Associate Professor, Dept. of International Relations,Middle East Technical University, Ankara

1994-1996    Visiting Professor, Department of Central Eurasian Studies,    Indiana University, U.S.A.

1992-1993     Associate Professor, Dept. of International Relations,Middle East Technical University, Ankara

1988-1992​Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara.

 

Publications: 
  • BOOKS:

     

    -Suha Bolukbasi, Azerbaijan: A Political History (London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2011).

    -Barisci Cozumsuzluk (Peaceful Non-Settlement [in Cyprus]) (Ankara: Imge Yayinlari, 2001).

    - The Superpowers and the Third World: Turkish-American Relations and Cyprus(Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1988).

     

    -Work in Progress (Book): Politics and Society in Central Asia

     

    ARTICLES IN BOOKS AND SCHOLARLY JOURNALS:

     

    -Work in Progress: “A Mediated Settlement in Mountainous Karabagh: Is It a Pipe Dream?” in Hakan Yavuz and Umut Uzer, eds., The Socio-Political Origins of the Karabagh Conflict (Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, 2011).C Long Way Back (Mannheim: Bibliopolis, 2003).

    -“Turkey and Jockeying for Power between States in the Caspian Sea Basin,” in S. Akiner, A. Aldis, eds., The Caspian: Politics, Energy, Security (London: Curzon Press, 2004).

    -“Nation-Building in Azerbaijan: the Soviet Legacy and the Impact of the Karabakh Conflict,” in Erik Zürcher, ed., Identity Politics in Central Asia and the Muslim World(London, New York: I. B. Tauris, 2001).

     

    -“Türkiye ve İsrail: Mesafeli Yakınlıktan Stratejik Ortaklığa,” (“Turkey and Israel: From Modest Ties to Strategic Partnership”), in İhsan D. Dağı, et. al., eds., Türkiye’nin Dış Politika Gündemi: Kimlik, Demokrasi, Güvenlik (“Turkey’s Foreign Policy Agenda: Identity, Democracy, and Security”)(Ankara, Liberte Yayinları, 2001).

    -“Behind the Turkish-Israeli Alliance: A Turkish View,” Journal of Palestine Studies,Vol. 19, No.1 (Autumn 1999), pp. 101-115.

    -“The Cyprus Dispute and the U.N.: Peaceful Non-Settlement Between 1954-1996,”The International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 39, (1998), pp.411-434.

    -“The Controversy over the Caspian Sea Mineral Resources: Conflicting Perceptions, Clashing Interests,” Europe-Asia Studies, Vol.50, No.3 (May 1998).

    -“The Growth of Nationalism in Azerbaijan,” in Sefa M. Yurukel, ed., Contrasts and Solutions in the Caucasus (Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 1998).

    -“Hazar Denizi Petrolleri ve Bölge Ülkeleri  Arasında Uyuşmazlık,”(“Caspian Sea Oil and Regional Disagreements”) in  Meliha Altunışık, ed., Türkiye ve Orta Dogu(Turkey and the Middle East) (Ankara: Imge Yayınları, 1999).

    -“Kıbrıs Uyuşmazlığı ve  Birleşmiş Milletler: 1954-1996 Arasında Barışçı Çözümsüzlük,”  in Yüksel Sönmezoğlu, ed., Türk Dis Politikasinin Analizi (Turkish Foreign Policy Analysis) (Istanbul: Der Yayınları, 1999).

    -“Ankara’s Baku-Centered Transcaucasia Policy: Has It Failed?” The Middle EastJournal, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January 1997).

    -“Türkiye’nin Yakınındaki Avrupa: Türk-Yunan Sorunları,” (Turkey and the Nearby Europe: The Turco-Greek Problems), in Atila Eralp, ed., Türkiye ve Avrupa (Turkey and Europe)(Ankara: Imge Yayinlari, 1997).

    -“Boutros-Ghali’s Cyprus Initiative in 1992: Why Did It Fail?“ Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.31, No. 3 (July 1995), pp. 460-482.

    -“The Cyprus Dispute in the post-Cold War Era,” The Turkish Studies Association Bulletin, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Spring 1994), pp. 1-24.

    - “The Turco-Greek Relations: Issues, Policies and Prospects,” in C.H. Dodd, ed.,Turkish Foreign Policy: New Prospects (Cambridgeshire: Eothen Press, 1992).

    - “The Johnson Letter Revisited,” Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.29, No.3 (July 1993), pp. 505-525.

    - “The Greek Lobby: The 1964 and 1974 Campaigns, “Foreign Policy (Ankara), Vol.XVI, Nos. 3-4  (1992), pp. 66-91.

    - “Turkey Challenges Iraq and Syria: The Euphrates Dispute,” Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 16, No. 4 (Summer 1993), pp. 9-32.

    - Türkiye ve Yakinindaki Ortadogu (Turkey and the Nearby Middle East) (Ankara: Foreign Policy Institute, 1992).

    - “The Evolution of a Close Relationship: Turkish-American Relations Between 1917-1960,” Foreign Policy (Ankara), Vol. XVI (1991), Nos. 1-2, pp. 80-104.

    - “Ankara, Damascus, Baghdad and the Regionalization of Turkey’s Kurdish Secessionism,” Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. XIV, No. 4 (Summer 1991) pp, 15-36.

    - “Turkey Copes with Revolutionary Iran,” Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. XIII, No.1 (Fall 1989), pp. 94-107.

     

    -"From Benevolent Detachment to Reluctant Assertiveness: Turkey's Policy Toward Cyprus, 1954-2001," in Vassilis Fouskas, Cyprus: International Politics and the European Imperative (London, New York: I. B. Tauris, to be published in 2002).

     

    -"Turkey and Jockeying for Power between States in the Caspian Sea Basin," in S. Akiner, A. Aldis, eds., The Caspian: Politics, Energy, Security (London: Curzon Press, 2002).

     

    *Nation-Building in Azerbaijan: the Soviet Legacy and the Impact of the Karabakh Conflict in Erik Zürcher, ed., Identity Politics in Central Asia and the Muslim World (London, New York: I. B. Tauris, 2000).

     

    -"Türkiye ve İsrail: Mesafeli Yakınlıktan Stratejik Ortaklığa," ("Turkey and Israel:

    “From Modest Ties to Strategic Partnership"), in İhsan D. Dağı, et. al., ed., Türkiye'nin Dış Politika Gündemi: Kimlik, Demokrasi, Güvenlik ("Turkey's Foreign Policy Agenda: Identity, Democracy, and Security")(Ankara, Liberte Yayınları, 2001).

     

    -Barışçı Çözümsüzlük (Peaceful Non-Settlement [in Cyprus]) (Ankara: Imge Yayinlari, 2001).

     

    -Behind the Turkish-Israeli Alliance: A Turkish View, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 19, No.1 (Autumn 1999), pp. 101-115.

     

    -The Cyprus Dispute and the U.N.: Peaceful Non-Settlement Between 1954-1996, The International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 39, (1998), pp.411-434.

     

    -The Controversy over the Caspian Sea Mineral Resources: Conflicting Perceptions, Clashing Interests, Europe-Asia Studies, Vol.50, No.3 (May 1998).

     

    -The Growth of Nationalism in Azerbaijan, in Sefa M. Yurukel, ed., Contrasts and Solutions in the Caucasus (Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 1998).

     

    -Hazar Denizi Petrolleri ve Bölge Ülkeleri Arasında Uyuşmazlık,(Caspian Sea Oil and Regional Disagreements) in Meliha Altunışık, ed., Türkiye ve Orta Doğu (Turkey and the Middle East), (Ankara: İmge Yayınları, 1999).