Invited Speakers


Assoc. Prof. Serhat ERKMEN

Works at Gendarmerie and Coast Guard Academy, Institute of Security Science, Department of International Security and Terrorism in Ankara.

Assoc. Prof. Kürşad ZORLU

Kürşad Zorlu was born on April 9, 1977 in Yerkoy, Yozgat. In 1994, he started his bachelor education in the Department of Public Administration, Selcuk University. In 1998, he received his Master’s degree in Public Administration at the same university. In 2009, she received her Ph.D. degree from Kırıkkale University Social Sciences Institute, Department of Business Administration with her thesis titled by “Problems Encountered in the Process of Democratic Management and an Application”, in 2009. During this period, he worked as a counsellor of the press and public relations at the Ministry of Health, Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Transport, Advisor to the General Manager at the General Directorate of PTT, Press and Public Relations Consultant at Ahmet Yesevi International Turkish-Kazakh University, and Advisor to the President at the Turkish Cooperation and Development Agency.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kürşad Zorlu has worked as a faculty member in Political Science and Public Administration Department for many years, and he has carried out numerous projects and works related to the Turkish World. He has published numerous articles in national and international newspapers and magazines.