Dr Ayse Zarakol
Dr Ayşe Zarakol
Ayşe Zarakol is Reader in International Relations at the University of Cambridge and a fellow at Emmanuel College.
She is the author of After Defeat: How the East Learned to Live with the West (Cambridge University Press, 2011), which was selected by the Russian newspaper Republic as one of the books one must read in order to understand the twenty-first century.
Her most recent book is Hierarchies in World Politics (Cambridge University Press in 2017).
Zarakol is an active member of the PONARS Eurasia international academic network which advances new policy approaches to research and security in Eurasia.
Zarakol has held visiting fellowships with the Council of Foreign Relations, the Norwegian Nobel Institute and the University of Copenhagen.
She occasionally blogs on Turkish politics for the LRB website.