Dr. Cagri Erhan
is vice ,president of Center for Eurasian Strategic Studies
(ASAM), a non-profit, independent think tank based in Ankara.
He received his BA and MA degrees in International Relations from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science (AUFPS) and concluded his Ph. D. in Hacettepe University Department of History (2000).
He started his academic career as a research assistant at AUFPS Department of International Relations in 1994.
He was appointed as an assistant professor in 2002 and as an associate professor in 2003 at the same department.
lectures on Turkish Foreign Policy, the Middle East, and Turkish-American Relations.
He is also the director of European Research Center of Ankara University since 2005.
was awarded Tokyo Foundation Fellowship in 1995, Turkish Ministry of Education Fellowship in 1997, Turkish Academy of Sciences Fellowship
in 1998 and Turkish Historical Association
Award in 2002.
Some of his
books are, Turkish American Relations: Past, Present and Future (London, Routledge, 2004).