ÇERAĞ ESRA ÇUHADAR
Department of Political Science
Bilkent, Ankara 06800 Tel: (312) 290 1091
Turkey e-mail: email@example.com
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, April 2016-present
Senior Fellow, Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2016-present (non-resident)
Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, Inclusive Societies, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, March-August 2018
World Bank Regional Mediator, 2011-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, Ankara, July 2006-April 2016
Visiting Research Fellow, Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative, The Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva, Spring 2016
Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA, September 2011-June 2012
Associate Professor, Docent title, Interuniversity Board, Higher Education Council of Turkey, 2011.
Assistant Chair, Department of Political Science, Bilkent University, Turkey, January 2009-February 2011
Assistant Professor, Program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, Istanbul, September 2004-July 2006
Negotiation and mediation processes, problem-solving methodology and workshops, evaluation of conflict resolution initiatives, inclusive peace negotiations, political psychology, foreign policy decision-making
Field experience: Israel, Palestinian territories, Cyprus, Armenia, Azerbeijan, Turkey, N. Ireland, Nepal, Georgia
Ph.D., International Relations, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA, December 2004.
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Applied Conflict Resolution, Syracuse University, December 2004.
M.A., International Relations, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 1999.
B.Sc., International Relations, with High Honors, Middle East Technical University, Department of International Relations, Ankara, Turkey, 1997.
Other Educational Experience and Conflict Resolution Skills Training
DISC Certified Facilitator and Trainer
Private sector – community mediation, Compliance Advisory Ombudsman (CAO), World Bank Group, Yangon, Myanmar, May 2017.
Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, World Bank Group, Washington DC, September 2016.
Certificate on Transformative Mediation, Association for International Arbitration, Brussels, Belgium, 2015.
Summer Insitute in Political Psychology, Stanford University, 2007.
Certificate in Second Track Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation, Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland, College Park, 2000.
Certificate of Community Mediation, Institute in Creative Conflict Resolution, Syracuse University, 1998.
Other trainings received:
Systems thinking for conflict analysis and public leadership (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy), Interpersonal conflict resolution skills (Syracuse University), Negotiation skills (Syracuse University), Mediation (Syracuse University), Group facilitation (Syracuse University), Process Consultation (Syracuse University)
Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship, United States Institute of Peace, 2018.
Grant from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, Norway, Turkey, Finland and Germany, “Broadening Public Participation in Peace Negotiations” joint research project conducted with Dr. Thania Paffenholz from the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva (CCDP), May 2013-May 2014. 330.000 CHD.
German Marshall Fund-Black Sea Trust Fund grant, “A Confidence-Building and Reconciliation Field Guide for More Sustainable and Efficient Turkish-Armenian Cross-Border Partnerships” (project director with Burcu Gultekin Punsmann from TEPAV)
TUBITAK Research Grant (Evrena), The Effects of Leadership Style and Personality on Turkish Foreign Policy, October 2010- October 2012 project code: 110K112 (with Juliet Kaarbo from Kansas University and Binnur Ozkececi-Taner from Hamline University) 68.000 TL.
TUBITAK Research Grant (Career Development), Evaluating Transfer Strategies in Track Two Diplomacy, April 2010-July 2011, project code 109K437.
TÜBİTAK conference funding, for “Civil Society and Peacebuilding” workshop and book project
United States Institute of Peace, Research Grant (with Lou Kriesberg, Bruce Dayton, and Paula Gutlove) for the project “Oslo and its Aftermath: Lessons Learned from Track Two Diplomacy,” 2004-2005, project code SG-239-03F.
Sabanci University Activity Grant, awarded to organize the workshop titled “Oslo and its Aftermath: Lessons Learned from Track Two Diplomacy,” Spring 2005, project code ISCG05-00299.
Goekjian Research Grant,Moynihan Institute for Global Affairs, Syracuse University, 2002-2003.
Research Grant,Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts, Syracuse University, 2002.
Summer Research/Creative Project Grant,Syracuse University, 2002.
Research Grant,Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts (PARC), 1999.
Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship,Syracuse University, 1997-2001.
Maxwell Dean’s Summer Scholarship,Summer 1998.
Turkish Science Academy, Young Scientist Award, BAGEP, 2013
Fulbright Senior Scholarship, September 2011-February 2012
International Association for Conflict Management Service Award, July 2011.
Outstanding Dissertation Award, Syracuse University awarded for doctoral dissertation, May 2005.
Phi Beta Delta Award,honor society for scholars in international education, 2002.