Abdullah Aydogan, Ph.D., is a lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, teaching graduate-level math methods for political science and quantitative political research courses in Fall 2018. He is also a research scholar at Rice University's Baker Institute. His research primarily focuses on political parties, parliaments, democratization, and Middle East politics. His recent studies were published (or forthcoming) in academic journals such as Party Politics, Electoral Studies, Political Science Quarterly, and Parliamentary Affairs. He also published various articles in venues including Washington Post "Monkey Cage," Sada Journal, and Houston Chronicle.
Dr. Aydogan received the Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from the University of Houston and the B.S. in mathematics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.