Esen Berk

Assistant Professor


Phone: 903122901312



Bilkent University

Country: Turkey

Institute type: University

FEMISE Institute: not sure

Areas research expertise

  • Governance and Institutions
  • Other (please specify)

Political Parties, Turkish politics, Democratization, Democratic backsliding

Participation in FEMISE-funded research: %s

Last publications

Esen, Berk, and Sebnem Gumuscu. "Building a Competitive Authoritarian Regime: State–Business Relations in the AKP’s Turkey." Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies (2017): 1-24.

Esen, Berk, and Şebnem Gümüşçü. "A Small Yes for Presidentialism: The Turkish Constitutional Referendum of April 2017." South European Society and Politics 22.3 (2017): 303-326.

Esen, Berk, and Sebnem Gumuscu. "Turkey: How the Coup Failed." Journal of Democracy 28.1 (2017): 59-73.

Esen, Berk, and Sebnem Gumuscu. "Rising competitive authoritarianism in Turkey." Third World Quarterly 37.9 (2016): 1581-1606.

Esen, Berk. "Nation-Building, Party-Strength, and Regime Consolidation: Kemalism in Comparative Perspective." Turkish Studies 15.4 (2014): 600-620.

Ciddi, Sinan, and Berk Esen. "Turkey's Republican People's Party: Politics of Opposition under a Dominant Party System." Turkish Studies 15.3 (2014): 419-441.

Esen, Berk, and Sinan Ciddi. "Turkey’s 2011 Elections: An Emerging Dominant Party System?." MERIA Journal 15.3 (2011): 19-31.