1 HASAN SELİM ÖZERTEM Office: Address: Mebusevleri Mah. Ayten Sok. No: 21, Tandoğan/Ankara, TURKEY Personal Information Marital Status :Married Nationality : TR Gender : Male Date of Birth : Place of Birth : Istanbul Educational Background 2009-Current PhD Programme Bilkent University / Department of Political Science Thesis Title: Elite Cohesion and the Comparative Political Economy of the Re-Organization of Energy Sector in Russia and Azerbaijan in The Post-Soviet Era Post Graduate Programme Middle East Technical University / Institute of Social Science /Eurasian Studies Thesis Title: Russian Soft Power in the Post Soviet Space Undergraduate Programme Middle East Technical University / Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences / Department of Economics Professional Background 2006-Current Researcher, International Strategic Research Organization (USAK)
2 April 2013 July 2013 Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Moscow Center Positions & Responsibilities at USAK: - Coordinator at Center for Energy Security Studies (2011- ) - Coordinator, USAK Web Pages ( ) - Project Coordinator, Critical Energy Infrastructure in Turkey (January 2011 February 2012) - Researcher at Center for Eurasian Studies ( ) - Managing Editor of Journal of Central Asian and Caucasian Studies - Columnist both in Journal of Turkish Weekly and USAK Stratejik Gundem - Regular contributor monthly published political magazine ANALİST - Co-Coordinator of USAK Internship Program ( ) - Editor in chief of Journal of Turkish Weekly ( ) - Editor of USAK Energy Review ( ) - Coordinator of the UNICEF Project on Developing Training Materials for Juvenile Justice Professionals and Training Trainers (July 2007-January 2008). Languages Turkish : Native Speaker English : Advanced Spanish : Upper Intermediate (B2) Russian : Beginner (A2) Publications Articles published in journals indexed by SSCI
3 Yükselen Tehdit Algısı Karşısında Çin in Yumuşak Güç Siyaseti: Politikalar ve Sınırlılıkları (China s Soft Power Strategy vis-à-vis Increasing Threat Perceptions: Policies and Limitations), Bilig, No. 65, Spring 2015, pp Articles published in journals international journals Турция И Россия: Преодоление Препятствий, Russia in Global Affairs, Summer (co-authored with Habibe Özdal) The Limits of Zero Problem Policy in the Caucasus: The Impasse in Turkish Armenian Relations, Journal of Central Asian and Caucasian Studies, Vol. 5, No. 10, Other (Books, Book Chapters, Articles) Turkey-Iraq Relations: From Close Partners to Adversaries, On Turkey Series Analysis (German Marshall Fund), January (co-authored with Mehmet Yegin) Quest for Civilian Constitution in Turkey and Political Aspects of Constitution Making, On Turkey Series Analysis (German Marshall Fund), August (co-authored with Mehmet Yegin) Türkiye de Düşünce Kuruluşlarının Dünü ve Bugünü (Turkish Think Tanks in the Past and Today), Dernekler Dergisi, No. 19, 2012, Dış Politika da Sivil Toplumun Ne işi Var? (What is the Role of Civil Society in the Foreign Policy), Dernekler Dergisi, No. 18, 2012, pp The PKK: Has the Arab Spring Taken Iran and Syria Back to the 1990s?, Eurasia Critic, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2012, pp (co-authored with Mehmet Yegin) (Co-authored), Critical Energy Infrastructure Project Final Report, (Ankara: USAK Publications, 2012). Türkiye NATO da Ne Yapmaya Çalışıyor? (Turkey s Position in Libya), USAK Analiz, No:5, April Hazar Havzası: Enerji Kaynakları ve Ekonomik Yansımaları (Economic Implications of Caspian Energy Resources), in Hikmet Eren (Ed.), 21. Yüzyılda Türk Dünyası Bildirileri (Ankara: Eko Avraysa, 2011), pp Russia s Military Presence in the Caucasus and Black Sea, USAK Yearbook of International Politics and Law, 2011, pp Hazar ın Statüsü: Gözler 2011 Moskova Zirevesinde (Status of the Caspian Sea: Looking Forward to Moscow Summit), Eko Avrasya Dergisi, Vol. 3, No. 12, Winter 2010.
4 Laçiner,S. and Özertem, H. S., "Hazar Enerji Kaynakları: Enerji - Siyaset İlişkisi ve Türkiye" (Caspian Energy Resources: Turkey and the Relation between Energy and Politics) in Turgut Demirtepe (ed.), Orta Asya ve Kafkasya Güç Politikası, (Ankara: USAK Yayınları, 2008), pp Laçiner, S., Necefoğlu, H., Özertem, H. S., (eds.), Türk Dış Politikası: Uluslararası III. Türk Dış Politkası Sempozyumu Tebliğleri (Turkish Foreign Policy...), (Ankara: USAK Yayınları, 2009). Dış Politikanın Üç Sütunu ve Türkiye-Kazakistan İlişkileri, (Three Pillars of Foreign Policy and Turkey-Kazakhstan Relations), Eko Avrasya Dergisi, Vol. 3, No: 10, Spring Aftermath of the Energy Crisis - Russia Still Dominant in the Market, USAK Yearbook of International Politics and Law, 2009, pp Özertem, H. S. (ed.), Rusya - Gürcistan Krizi Değerlendirme Raporu: Krizin Türkiye'ye, Bölgeye ve Küreye Etkileri, (Russia - Georgia Crisis: Repercussions of Crisis on Turkey, the Region and the Globe), USAK Report, September Kazakistan: Ekonomik Kalkınma ve Boru Hatları Siyaseti, (Kazakhstan: Economic Development and Pipeline Politics), Eko Avrasya Dergisi,Vol:2 No: Understanding the New Great Game, USAK Yearbook of International Politics and Law, 2008, pp The Rising Star of Central Asia: Kazakhstan, USAK Yearbook of International Politics and Law, 2007, Book Reviews Özertem, H. S., Soğuk Savaş Sonrası Kafkasya, Perceptions, Vol. 17, No, 1, Özertem, H. S., Central Asia: Views From Washington, Moscow and Beijing, Journal of Central Asian and Caucasian Studies, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp Conferences Özertem, H. S., "Caspian Energy Resources and Russian Foreign Policy in the Region", 9th Central Eurasian Studies Society, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., September Özertem, H. S., "South Caucasus in Turkish Foreign Policy: Before and Aftermath of Russia - Georgia War", International Caucasus Symposium, Istanbul Commerce University, Istanbul, 16 May 2009.
5 Özertem, H. S., Impasse in Turkish-Armenian Relations, Armenia Republic 2010: Previous Experiences Future Prospects, Caucasus Studies Institute University of Tehran, Tehran, 4 August Özertem, H.S., Hazar Havzası: Enerji Kaynakları ve Ekonomik Yansımaları (Economic Implications of Caspian Energy Resources), Turkic World in the 21 st Century, European Lefke University, Cyprus, 1-4 December Özertem, H. S., Türkiye de Kritik Enerji Altyapı Güvenliği ve Boru Hatları, (Critical Energy Infrastructure Security in Turkey and Pipeline Systems), Kritik Enerji Altyapı Güvenlği Konferansı (USAK Conference on Critical Energy Infrastructure), Ankara, 20 June Özertem, H. S., Türkiye de Boru Hatları Güvenliği: Riskler ve Politika Önerileri (Pipeline Security in Turkey: Risks and Policy Recommendations), International Electricity Summit, Ankara, September Özertem, H. S., Enerji Politikası Bağlamında Azerbaycan ile İkili İlişkiler: Ekonomik ve Stratejik Menfaat (Energy Cooperation Between Azerbaijan and Turkey: Economic and Strategic Interest), 20th Anniversary of Turkey-Azerbaijan Relations, Erzurum Atatürk University, Erzurum, December Özertem, H. S., Energy Wars in the Eastern Mediterranean, Workshop on Northern Cyprus Future Vision, Ankara, 12 May Özertem, H. S., Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection is National Issue or Not?, Advanced Research Workshop Organized by NATO and Centre of Excellence-Defence Against Terrorism on "Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection", Ankara, November Özertem, H. S., Bölgesellesme bağlamında Türkiye nin Boru Hatları Siyaseti (Turkey s Pipeline Policy within the Context of Regionalism), Türk-Alman Medya Semineri - Enerji Güvenliği: Almanya ve Türkiye de Geleceğin Konusu, Antalya Rixos Lares Hotel, November Özertem, H. S., Alliance of Authoritarian Actors in the Middle East: Iran, Syria, PKK, NATO and Centre of Excellence-Defence Against Terrorism, Ankara, 6 February, Özertem, H. S., Responsibility of the State and the Media in Time of Global Terrorism, Symposium on Terrorism - GNAT-EU Parliamentary Exchange and Dialogue, Antalya February Articles Published in National Newspapers
6 The Caucasus: A Region in the Shadow of the Tensions in the Middle East, Today s Zaman, 2 January Sahadaki Komutan, Star Gazetesi, 24 November The Russian Approach to the Syrian Crisis too Pragmatic?, Today s Zaman, 27 April 'Oil Is the New Greece': Unsteady Character of the Oil Markets and Fragilities, Hurriyet Daily News, 26 March The South Caucasus: A new Showdown for Iran, Today s Zaman, 14 March Kazakistan Başkanlığıdaki İslam İşbirliği Teşkilatı Suriye ve Somali de Ne Yapacak?, (Islamic Cooperation Organization s Role in Syria and Somalia), Sabah, 19 September Terörle Mücadelede Profesyonelleşme ve İç Güvenlik Ayrımının Yapılması, (Issues of Proffesionalization and National Security in Counter Terrorism), Star Gazetesi, Açık Görüş, 21 August Decoding Turkey s 2011 Election, Today s Zaman, 16 June (co-authored with Mehmet Yegin) Rising Tension in the Caucasus and the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict, Hurriyet Daily News, 25 April Turkey s Nuclear Ambition in the New Era, Hurriyet Daily News, 30 December What Does NATO Try to Accomplish in the post-cold War Era?, Hurriyet Daily News, 22 November Türkiye, NATO 3.0 ve Yeni Strateji Konseptleri, (Turkey, NATO 3.0 and New Strategy Concepts), Radikal, 15 Eylül Putin'e Sorsan Demokrasi Rusya için Lüks, Star Gazetesi Açık Görüş, 11 April Two parallel processes in the Caucasus, Hurriyet Daily News, 15 October Türkiye Olanaksızı mı İstiyor? (Is Turkey Aiming the Impossible?), 13 September Medvedev in Hazar Ziyareti ve Astana nın 10. Yıl Kutlamaları (Medvedev s CaspianVisit and Celebration of 10 th Anniversary of Kazakh Republic s Capital), Star Gazetesi, Açık Görüş, 20 July Dünya nın Yeni Aktörleri Orta Asya dan (Central Asian Actors of World Politics), Star Gazetesi, Açık Görüş, 19 June Açsan Bir Türlü Açmasan Bir Türlü (To Open or Not Open the Gate Between Turkey and Armenia), Star Gazetesi, Açık Görüş, 10 April 2009.
7 Kafkaslar Türkiye İçin Basamak mı Set mi? (Is Caucasus a Stepping Stone or a Barrier for Turkey), Star Gazetesi, Açık Görüş, 16 November Ermenistan ın Yeni Lideri Eskisinin Benzeri, (The New President of Armenia is Identical to His Predecessor), Star Gazetesi, Açık Görüş, 24 February Media Appearances Media appearance on the following topics: energy issues, Russia, Caucasus, Caspian Politics, ethnic conflicts, security etc. at TV channels, radio stations, daily newspapers and news agencies like TRT-1, TRT-2, TRT- Turk, TRT Haber, TRT AVAZ, TRT Al- Arabiya, CNN-Turk, SkyTurk, Kanal 7, Kanal 24, NTV, Samanyolu Haber, Kanal A, Haberturk, TGRT Haber, Anadolu Ajansı, TV8, Ülke TV, TRT-Ankara Radyosu, Türkiye'nin Sesi Radyosu, CHA, Flash TV, Olay TV, Turkish Daily News, Today's Zaman, Star Gazetesi, Akşam, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty (RFERL), Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Al-Jazeera, BBC Turkish, CNN International, Voice of America, Gulf News, Press TV, Trend new Agency, SETimes, Rusya nın Sesi Radyosu. Memberships Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS)