Nurşin Ateşoğlu Güney

Prof. Dr. Nurşin Ateşoğlu Güney is professor of IR in Bahçeşehir University and member of Turkey’s Presidential Security and Foreign Policies Council. Prof. Dr. Güney is the President of CEMES, the Center of Mediterranean Security, a university-based think-tank and vice president at Wise Men Center for Strategic Studies (BILGESAM), an Istanbul based think-tank. She is also member of IISS. Prof Guney has been part of many second track diplomacy initiatives. Her research interests cover energy politics, security issues, current world affairs, non-proliferation and disarmament, American, Russian and Turkish foreign policy. She is commenting on national and international broadcasting, writing analysis in daily newspapers and monthly political journals on a regular basis. She has published numerous scholarly books and articles, one of the latest is her edited book entitled New Geopolitical Realities for Russia, from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean, Lexington Publishers (London, September 2019).