Andrew O’Donohue is a research fellow at the Istanbul Policy Center, where his research focuses on political polarization, Turkey-Russia relations, and Turkish domestic politics. He is the co-editor (with Thomas Carothers) of Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization (Brookings Institution Press, 2019). Prior to joining IPC, Andrew was a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow in the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He has received research fellowships from Harvard University’s Center for European Studies, Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the Carnegie Endowment, and the Turkish Heritage Organization. His work has been published by the Journal of Politics & Society, Foreign Affairs, the Carnegie Endowment, the National Endowment for Democracy, and Turkish outlets such as Duvar English. He received his A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard University.
The Five Challenges to Erdoğan's Executive Presidential Rule after the Coronavirus
Director Fuat Keyman and IPC Researcher Andrew O'Donohue's analysis "The Five Challenges to Erdoğan’s Executive Presidential Rule after the Coronavirus" was published in The German Marshall Fund of United States on September 9, 2020.
Turkey, Russia and the West: Reassessing Persistent Volatility, Asymmetric Interdependence, and the Syria Conflict
Senior Scholar and Research and Academic Affairs Coordinator Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Senior Scholar Evren Balta, and IPC Researcher Andrew O’Donohue’s report Turkey, Russia and the West: Reassessing Persistent Volatility, Asymmetric Interdependence, and the Syria Conflict was published.
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Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization
Researcher Andrew O'Donohue and Thomas Carothers' book Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization was published on September 24, 2019 with the Brookings Institution Press. The book featured a chapter by Senem Aydın-Düzgit, titled “The Islamist-Secularist Divide and Turkey's Descent into Severe Polarization.”
"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye" with Senem Aydın-Düzgit and Andrew O'Donohue
Polarization and the Pandemic: Comparing Turkey and the United States
Turkey's Changing Media Landscape
IPC Researcher Andrew O’Donohue, Max Hoffman, and Alan Makovsky’s report Turkey’s Changing Media Landscape was published by the Center for American Progress. Please click here to read the report.
The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Turkey and the World
IPC organized the panel “The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Turkey and the World (Türkiye'de ve Dünyada Demokratik Yönetişim Krizi)” on November 8, 2019 at IPC Karaköy to introduce three new books: Age of Discontent: Essays on Violence, Politics and Belonging by Evren Balta, Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization, which was edited by Andrew O’Donohue and Thomas Carothers and includes a section by Senem Aydın-Düzgit, and Kurdish Issue: Local Dynamics and Conflict Resolution by Fuat Keyman and Ayşe Köse Badur.