Dr. Mehmet Gurses

Dr. Mehmet Gurses is an associate professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University. His research interests include ethnic and religious conflict, post-civil war peace building, post-civil war democratization, Kurdish politics, and the emergence and evolution of the Islamist parties in the Middle East.

His publications have appeared in such journals as International InteractionsSocial Science QuarterlyCivil WarsDefense and Peace EconomicsDemocratizationInternational Studies PerspectivesParty PoliticsConflict Management and Peace SciencePolitical Research Quarterly, and Comparative Politics. His work on transnational ethnic kin and civil war outcomes was awarded Honorable Mention for Best Article in 2015 by the Political Research Quarterly. He is comparative politics and international relations editor of the journal Politics and Religion (Cambridge University Press).