Tevfik Murat is a PhD candidate in Political Science at University of
Missouri - Columbia, where he also works as graduate assistant. He previously
studied economics (BA) at Isik University - Istanbul and University of Bologna;
economics and political science (MA) at University of Milan, with a course from
St. Anthony's College - University of Oxford.
His research interests lie at the
interface of economics and politics, and he is particularly interested in
political economy of development, democratization, inequality and public policy
During his studies in Italy, he developed particular interest in
photography, Medieval history and music.
He is currently the assistant editor of Journal of Global Analysis (JGA) and the co-director of Policy Agendas Project Turkey.