Serkan Balkan

Balkan graduated from the Naval Academy in 2004, and received his MA from the Department of National Security Strategies, Gebze Institute of High Technology. His Master thesis was entitled “Turkey, an Energy Terminal on the Axes of East-West, North-South.” Balkan has been pursuing his PhD at the Middle East Institute, Sakarya University since 2013. He conducts studies on terrorism, non-state armed conflicts, Middle East security, and political geography.