Center for Mediterranean Studies, Yasar University
Prof.Emre İşeri is a member of the Department of International Relations at Yaşar University in İzmir. After completing his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Politics and Public Administration at İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University in 2002, he completed two Master educations, one at Marmara University from EU Politics and International Relations department and the other at the University of Kent from International Conflict Analysis department in 2005. Dr.İşeri completed his Ph.D. at Keele University in 2008. Prof.İşeri has been working in several European Union and the university funded network/research projects. His current research interests comprise Eurasian politics, energy/environmental policy, political communication, and Turkey’s foreign policy. He has published articles and chapters in numerous books and journals, including Geopolitics, Journal of Balkan and Near East Studies, Energy Policy, Turkish Studies, Security Journal, South European Society and Politics, European Journal of Communication, Environment and Planning C, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, Environmental Communication-A Journal of Nature and Culture, and International Journal of Communication.
Country(ies) of SpecialtyTurkey
Focus areas of expertiseClimate policy and politics Communications research
Articles in Refereed Journals
“Media framing of climate change action in carbon locked-in developing countries: Adaptation or mitigation?.” Environmental Communication, 15.1 (2021): 663-677. (with D.Günay, M.Ersoy, & A.A.Elega) (SSCI)
“Framing the Syrian Operations: Populism in Foreign Policy and the Polarized News Media of Turkey.” International Journal of Communication, 15(2021): 2870–2893 (with M.Ersoy) (SSCI)
“Framing environmental debates over nuclear energy in Turkey’s polarized media system.” Turkish Studies 22. 3 (2021):410-436 (with M.Ersoy) (SSCI)
“Sphere of Consensus in a Polarized Media System: The Case of Turkey During the Catastrophic Coup Attempt”, International Journal of Communication, 13(2019): 1462–1486. (with E. Şekercioglu, and U.C.Panayirci) (SSCI)
“Alternative Media and the Securitization of climate change in Turkey”, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political 43.2 (2018): 96-114 (with D. Günay and M. Ersoy) (SSCI)
“Contending narratives on the sustainability of nuclear energy in Turkey”, Environment and Planning C: Politics and Spac, 36.1 (2018): 160-177. (with D. Günay and A.Almaz) (SSCI)
“Unexpected Persistence Amidst Enlargement Stasis: Usages of Europe in Turkey’s Nuclear Energy Debate.” South European Society and Politics 22.1 (2017): 101-119 (with Defne Günay) (SSCI)
“Global Fault Lines and Turkey’s Regional Integration Policies: A Political-Economic Model Suggestion”, Gazi Academic View 10.20 (2017): 169-196. (with S.Oksay and N.Celik) (ESCI)
“Assessing Turkey’s Climate Change Commitments: The Case of Turkey’s Energy Policy.” Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs 22.2-3 (2017): 107-130. (with D.Günay)
“Geopolitical Economy of Russia’s Foreign Policy Duality: Lockean in its East and Hobbesian in its West.” Rising Powers Quarterly, 1.1 (2017): 53-79. (with V. Özdemir).
Chapters in Books / Reports
Energy Governance in Turkey. In Handbook of Energy Governance in Europe (M.Knodt, J. Kemmerzell ed.) (pp.1-39). Springer, Cham, 2021. (with T.Uygurtürk) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73526-9_32-1
Sürdürülebilir Enerji Dönüşümünde Kooperatiflerin Rolü: Dünya ve Türkiye’den Örnekler (The Role of Cooperatives in Sustainable Energy Transformation: Examples from the World and Turkey). In Şirketlerden Kooperatiflere, Rekabetten Dayanışmaya – Tartışmalar, Deneyimler (From Companies to Cooperatives, from Competition to Solidarity – Discussions, Experiences) (U.Yıldırım, F.S.Öngel ed.) (pp.115-136). Notabene, İstanbul, 2021. (with E.Evrensel)
When a polarized media system meets a pandemic: Framing the political discord over COVID- 19 aid campaigns in Turkey. In Political Communication in the Time of Coronavirus (pp. 136- 154). Routledge, 2021. (with G.Melek).
Antroposen Çağında Doğu Akdeniz’de Enerji Güvenliğini Yeniden Düşünmek (Rethinking Energy Security in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Anthropocene Era), Security Writing Series, No.57, Nisan 2021.
“Geopolitical Economy of Russia’s foreign policy duality in the Eurasian landmass” in Emel Parlar & Emre Erşen (ed.), Russia in the Changing International System, Palgrave Macmillan,2020,pp.113-132. (with Volkan Özdemir)
“Türk Dış Politikası ve Orta Doğu: Güç, çıkar, kimlik ve değerler sarmalında Türkiye’nin önündeki fırsatlar ve zorluklar” (Turkish Foreign Policy and Middle East: Spiral of power, interests, identity and values) in Tarık Oğuzlu and Yelda Demirağ (ed.), Kuramlar ve Olgular: Türk Dış Politikasına Uluslararası İlişkiler Teorileri penceresinden bakmak (Theories and Facts: Looking at the Turkish Foreign Policy through International Relations Theories), Nobel Yayın ( with Cengiz Mert Bulut) 2020.
“Turkey’s Entangled (Energy) Security Concerns and the Cyprus Question in the Eastern Mediterranean” in Alexis Heraclides and Gizem Çakmak (ed.), Greek-Turkish relations in the 21st Century, Routledge,2019,pp.257-270.
“Turkey’s Geostrategic Vision and Energy Concerns in the Eastern Mediterranean Security Architecture: A View from Ankara” in Tziarras Zenonas (ed.), The New Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean: Trilateral Partnerships and Regional Security. Re-imagining the Eastern Mediterranean Series: PCC Report, 3. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre,2019,pp.111-124. (with Ahmet Çağrı Bartan)