Abdullah Aydogan, Ph.D., is a lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, teaching Mathematical Methods for Political Science (POLS 4700) and Scope and Methods (POLS 3720) courses in Fall 2019. He was a research scholar at Rice University's Baker Institute from 2015 to 2019. He was also a visiting fellow at German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) at Hamburg, Germany (Summer 2019). 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, Representation, 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.