Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

Lecturer in International Political Economy, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, January 2017 – present.

Visiting Fellow, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, October 2016 – present.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Science, McGill University, June 2014- September 2016.

Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Université Laval, January 2014 – June 2016.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for the Analysis of Public Policy, Université Laval, January 2013- June 2014.

Visiting Fellow, Interuniversity Consortium for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, McGill University, 2010-2012.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science, January 2013
Boston College, Massachusetts, United States
Thesis title: “Transparency Promotion in Resource-Rich Countries: External Remedies to Reverse the Curse in the Caspian”

Master of Arts, International Political Economy, February 2005
University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Thesis title: “European Integration and Globalization: A Neo-liberal Consensus?”

Bachelor of Science, International Relations (Major) and International Economics (Minor), June 2003
Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Publications

Öge, K. (2017). “Elite Preferences and Impediments to Transparency Promotion in Kazakhstan” Communist and Post-Communist Studies. Forthcoming.

Öge, K. (2017). “Transparent Autocracies: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and Civil Society in Authoritarian States”, The Extractive Industries and Society.

Öge, K. (2016) To Disclose or not to Disclose: The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Transparency Reforms. Energy Policy, 98, 133-141.

Öge, K. (2016). Which Transparency Matters? Compliance with Anti-Corruption Efforts in Extractive Industries.Resources Policy, 49, 41-50.

Öge , K. (2015). Geopolitics and Revenue Transparency in Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. Eurasian Geography and Economics, 56(1), 89-110

Öge , K. (2014). The Limits of Transparency Promotion in Azerbaijan: External Remedies to ‘Reverse the Curse’. Europe-Asia Studies, 66(9), 1482-1500.

Atikcan, E. Ö., & Öge , K. (2012). Referendum Campaigns in Polarized Societies: The Case of Turkey. Turkish Studies, 13(3), 449-470.

Academic Awards and Fellowships

Visiting Fellow, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, 2016 – present.

Postdoctoral Scholarship, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC), 2014-2016

Certificat de reconnaissance, Chaire de recherche sur la démocratie et les institutions parlementaires, Université Laval, 2012

Bourse d’excellence, Université Laval 2012, 2013

Bourse remise à des étudiants méritants, Chaire de recherche sur la démocratie et les institutions parlementaires, Université Laval 2012, 2013

Dissertation Research Grant for field research in Norway, Clough Center, Boston College, 2011.

Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, 2010.

Dissertation Research Grant for field research in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, Clough Center, Boston College, 2010.

Dissertation Research Grant, Clough Center, Boston College, 2009.

Research Fellowship, Fortin Bradley Foundation, Boston College, 2007.

European Union Jean Monnet Scholarship for Master’s degree in the United Kingdom, 2003-2004.

Research in Progress

“Turkish Investments in Africa – Impact on Economic Development and Governance” (in preparation)

“The Transit Curse? The case of Turkish Energy Policy” (in preparation)

“Transparency Promotion in Advanced Economies” (in preparation)

Conference Participation

“To Disclose or not to Disclose: The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Transparency Reforms” and “Mock Transparency: Corruption and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative”, International Studies Association annual convention, Atlanta, March 2016.

Discussant for James R. Vreeland “Economic Transparency and Political Stability”, CISITI, Laval University, Canada, October 2015.

“To Disclose or not to Disclose: How Global Competition for Foreign Direct Investment Influences Transparency Reforms” ECPR General Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 2015.

“Promoting Corrupt Transparency?: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative”. International Studies Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada, March 2014.

Discussant, Danyliw Seminar, Chair of Ukrainian Studies. Ottawa, Canada, October 2013.

“External Remedies to Reverse the Curse: The Limits of Transparency Promotion in Azerbaijan”, European Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, June 2012.
“The Case of EITI in Azerbaijan: Transparency without Governance”, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA, September 2011.

“Promotion of Transparency in the Caspian”, International Studies Association Annual Convention, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 2011.

“External and Domestic Remedies to the Resource Curse in the Caspian”, Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 2010.

Chair on the panel “National Oil Companies”, International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, February 2010.

“Varieties of the Resource Curse in Central Asia: Development in Hydrocarbon Dependent Countries”, International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, February 2010.

“The European Enlargement and Common Minority Policy”, Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 2009.

“Evaluating the Minority Policies of New Members: Towards More Inclusionary Patterns?”, International Studies Association Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA, February 2009.

“French Referendum on the European Constitution: What is the Verdict?” International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, USA, March 2008.

“Prospects for Reform in the International Financial Architecture Ten Years after the Asian Crisis”, McGill University Graduate Student Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2007.

Invited Talks

“Transparency Promotion and Extractive Industries: Making Sense of Compliance in Resource-Rich States”, Bilkent University, International Relations Seminar, Ankara, Turkey, December 2016.

“Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative”, Summer School on Geopolitics of Natural Resources, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, May 2016.

“Fighting Corruption in Extractive Industries”, Conférence de la Chaire Stephen-A.-Jarislowsky en gestion des affaires internationales, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, April 2016.

“Enjeux Énergétique”, Colloque : Les relations Europe-Amérique, vers le choc des modèles d’intégration? Circle Europe, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, October 2014

“An Introduction to Turkish Politics”, Missions commerciales de l’Université Laval, Québec, Canada, April 2014

“La transparence des revenus pétroliers dans la région de la mer caspienne”, Midi de Science Politique, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada, November 2012.

Membership in Organizations

Member of the Editorial Board for Eog – Postgraduate journal of the UWTSD. 2017 – present.

Member of Hautes études internationales (HEI), Université Laval, 2014 – present.

Member of Forum d’analyses géopolitiques des ressources naturelles – FORAGE, Université Laval, 2014 – present.

Visiting Fellow, Interuniversity Consortium for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, McGill University, 2010-2012.

Fellow at the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College, 2010-2012.

Member of the Turkish-Armenian Dialogue Group for Conflict Resolution, Boston, 2007-2008.

Member of the Shalom-Salam Dialogue Group for Conflict Resolution (Palestinian-Israeli conflict), Boston, 2006-2007.

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