Omer Zarpli

Omer Zarpli is a PhD candidate, specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics. His dissertation focuses on the role of domestic politics in the effectiveness of coercive diplomacy and economic sanctions. His research interests also include domestic politics of conflict, the role of public opinion in foreign policy and political violence. He earned his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, and master’s degree in International Law and Security from Georgetown University. Prior to coming to Pitt, he worked as a researcher at the Century Foundation, and the Institute for National Strategic Studies at National Defense University in Washington, DC.

Representative Publications

Zarpli, Omer.  2020.  "Shaking Hands with the Internal Enemy: Democracy and Civil Conflict Settlement,"  International Studies Quarterly

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