I studied philosophy, politics and economics at Otago University in New Zealand. After completing my masters and doctoral studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science I started working at the department of political science at Bilkent University. In 2003 I moved to the newly created Department of Philosophy at Bilkent, where I became chair in 2015.

My research interests are varied, ranging from theoretical work in normative political philosophy to empirical work in comparative politics. At the moment most of my research time is devoted to a long-term project on the impact of political institutions on population health. Thi…

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