Çağdaş Üngör is a professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Marmara University in Istanbul. She got her Ph.D. degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, where she specialized in China's modern history, foreign policy and propaganda. 

Prof. Üngör contributes to various Turkish media outlets on China-related topics and Sino-Turkish relations. Her recent publications include the co-edited volume Turkey in the Cold War: Ideology and Culture (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013) and the Turkish language editions, New Horizons in Asia-Pacific Studies (Asya Pasifik Çalışmalarında Yeni Ufuklar, Küre Yayınları, 2020) and Reviving the Cold War (Soğuk Savaşa Yeniden Can Vermek, Strata journal's special issue, 2022).

She has taught courses on current international issues, Asia in world politics, Chinese foreign policy, and media and politics.

Education
B.A. at Middle East Technical University; M.A. at Istanbul Bilgi University; Ph.D. at State University of New York at Binghamton 

Languages
Turkish (mother tongue), Mandarin Chinese (advanced)

Countries of Expertise
China, Turkey

Issues of Expertise
Chinese foreign policy, international relations of East Asia, Sino-Turkish relations, the Cold War, media and propaganda studies
 

Contact Information

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