Dr Tunc Aybak
Dr Tunc Aybak is the Programme Leader of International Politics and Law, at School of Law, Middlesex University. He graduated from School of Political Science, Ankara University in International Relations and Diplomacy. He completed his PhD at the University of Hull in International law and Politics. He teaches on BA International Politics and MA International Relations programmes specializing in critical studies in geopolitics and diplomacy, foreign policy analysis.. His current research areas and field work include Turkish and Russian relations, human rights issues in Europe and the geopolitics of the Black Sea and the Middle East regions.
As a political analyst he has been widely interviewed by international media, such as BBC, TRT British, Australian and Turkish and Russian, Brazilian, Eastern European media.
His publications, among others, include the Politics of the Black Sea and Migrant's Voice in Europe and academic articles on Turkish Foreign Policy, Russian-Turkish Relations, citizenship and migration issues in Europe. He also acts as an editorial adviser to Global Faultlines Journal. He recently published an academic article on 'Geopolitics of Denial: Turkish State’s ‘Armenian Problem’, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies ( Vol. 18 (2) 2016.