Articles & Chapters


“A Key to Turkish Politics? The Center-Periphery Framework Revisited,” Turkish Studies (available online)

“Judges Discover Politics: Sources of Judges’ Off-bench Mobilization in Turkey,” Journal of Law and Courts 4(1) (2016): 131-157.

“One Truth Among Others? Truth Commissions’ Struggle for Truth and Memory,” Memory Studies 8(3) (2015): 345-360

“Truth Commission Impact: an Assessment of How Commissions Influence Politics and Society.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 8(1) (2014): 6-30

“Is Turkey Coming to Terms with its Past? Politics of Memory and Majoritarian Conservatism.” Nationalities Papers: the Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity 41(5) (2013): 691-708

“From Denial to Reluctant Dialogue: the Chilean Military’s Confrontation with HumanRights (1990-2006)” International Journal of Transitional Justice 4(1) (2010): 47-66

Book Chapters

Forthcoming  “The Comprehensive System of Truth, Justice, Reparation, and Non-Repetition: Precedents and Prospects,” in Peace and Justice in Colombia, Jacqueline Demeritt and James Meernik (eds.) (Cambridge University Press)

“Truths of the Dictatorship: Chile’s Rettig and Valech Commissions as State-Sponsored History,” in The Palgrave Handbook of State-sponsored History after 1945, Berber Bevernage and Nico Wouters (eds.) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

“Between Politics and History: the Baltic Truth Commissions in Global Perspective,” in Transitional Justice and the Former Soviet Union: Reviewing the Past and Looking Toward the Future, Cynthia M. Horne and Lavinia Stan (eds.), (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

“How Did We Get Here? Turkey’s Slow Shift to Authoritarianism” in Authoritarian Politics in Turkey: Elections, Resistance and the AKP, Bahar Başer and Erdi Öztürk (eds.) (IB Tauris, 2017)

“Promoting Historical Justice through Truth Commissions: an Uneasy Relationship,” in Historical Justice and Memory, Janna Thompson and Klaus Neumann (eds.), (University of Wisconsin Press, 2015)

“Can the ‘Spirit Of Gezi’ Transform Progressive Politics in Turkey?” in The Making of a Protest Movement in Turkey (Edited by Umut Ozkirimli), Palgrave Pivot (May 2014)

Book Reviews

Negative Emotions and Transitional Justice, Mihaela Mihai. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016) in Perspectives in Politics 14(4) (2016)

Transitional Justice in South Asia: A Study of Afghanistan and Nepal. Tazreena Sajjad, (London, New York: Routledge, 2013) in Pacific Affairs 87(2) (2014)

Before the Shining Path: Politics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895-1980. Jaymie Patricia Heilman, (Stanford University Press, 2010) in Latin American Politics and Society 53(2) (2011): 178-181

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics, Yeşim Arat, (SUNY Press, 2005) in Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, 7(1) (2007): 177–207


“The 2014 Presidential Elections in Turkey: Old Wine in a New Bottle?” co-authored with Bahar Başer, Ethnopolitics Papers 4(31) (2014)

“Postneoliberal Regional Integration in Latin America: Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América (ALBA),” (co-authored with Efe Can Gürcan) in Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment, David Kreps (ed.), (Ashgate Publishing, 2014)

Reference Works

“Truth Commissions” in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael Gibbons, William Connolly, Diana Coole (eds.) (Wiley-Blackwell,  2014)