Aysegul Aydin

PhD student, Binghamton University

Aysegul Aydin
Aysegul Aydin left PRIO in 2005. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Aysegul Aydin is an External Associate at PRIO.


Languages spoken:

English, Turkish, learning Norwegian


• Ph.D., Political Science, Binghamton University, Spring 2006 (expected).
• ICPSR Summer Program, Advanced Maximum Likelihood Estimation, University of Michigan, 2004.
• M.A., Political Science, Binghamton University, June 2004, GPA, 3.945.
• Comprehensive Exam Fields; World Politics and Comparative Politics.
• M.A., Political Science, Bogazici University, 1999.
• B.A., Law, Istanbul University, 1995.

At PRIO 2004-2005 as research assistant to Patrick Regan.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Regan, Patrick M. & Aysegul Aydin (2005) Diplomacy and Other Forms of Intervention in Civil Wars, Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(5): 736–756.

PhD Thesis

Aydin, Aysegul (2006) A Liberal Theory of Third-Party Intervention in Interstate Disputes. PhD thesis, Department of Political Science, Binghamton University, New York.

Book Chapter

Aydin, Aysegul & Scott Gates (2008) Rulers as Mass Murderers: Political Institutions and Human Insecurity, in Saideman, Stephen M.; & Marie-Joëlle Zahar, eds, Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security: Dilemmas of Deterrence and Assurance. London: Routledge (72–95).

Conference Paper

Gates, Scott & Aysegul Aydin (2008) From Repression to Genocide: Why Would a Leader Ever Commit Mass Murder?, presented at 49th Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Gates, Scott; & Aydin, Aysegul 2007 Why Do Rulers Commit Mass Murder? The Microfoundations of Human Insecurity, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, , 28 February–3 March.
Gates, Scott & Aysegul Aydin (2006) Rulers as Mass Murderers: Political Institutions and Human Insecurity, presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the International Studies Association (ISA), San Diego, CA, 22–25 March.