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Cilizoglu_Website_PhotoI am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at St. Olaf College. My research examines the processes connecting foreign policy to international economics, primarily economic sanctions. I primarily examine governments’ decision to impose and terminate economic sanctions, as well as domestic and economic effects of sanctions on imposer and targeted states.

I received my Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I also hold an M.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.A in Social and Political Science from Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey.