Research Co-Director

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sözen has been working in the field of peacebuilding and democratization processes over the last twenty years. He has participated in first-track peace-negotiations in Cyprus, has been actively involved in second-track peace and democratization initiatives, has been providing training and education in the areas of conflict resolution, mediation and peacebuilding and has designed policy recommendations based on objective participatory research with the societal stakeholders and polling. Apart from his Research Director position at SeeD, he is a Professor of International Relations and the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs at Eastern Mediterranean University, Director of the Cyprus Policy Center and member of the Greek-Turkish Forum. He is a PhD holder in Political Science from the University of Missouri- Columbia (USA).

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