Serhat Güvenç is a Professor of International Relations at Kadir Has University. Previously he held full-time, adjunct and visiting faculty positions at Istanbul Bilgi University, the University of Chicago, Koç University, and Boğaziçi University.
Dr. Güvenç’s research interests include Turkish foreign and security policy and Turkish naval policy and history.
He is the author of: The Ottomans’ Quest for Dreadnoughts, Istanbul, 2009, Turkey in the Mediterranean during the Interwar Era (Indiana University Turkish Studies, 2010) (with Dilek Barlas) and 60 Years in NATO: Turkey’s Contributions to Transatlantic Security, (Istanbul, 2013). His articles have appeared in Middle Eastern Studies, International Journal of Naval History, Uluslararası İlişkiler, Exotierika Themata (Greek), Journal of Strategic Studies, GMF Mediterranean Papers, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, International Journal, Turkish Studies, Turkish Policy Quarterly, The Journal of Military History and the Journal of Cold War History.
Professor Güvenç is a board member of the Foundation of Lausanne Treaty Emigrants. He received his BA and MA degrees from Marmara University and his PhD in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.