Selim Koru is an Ankara-based writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, War on the Rocks, The National Interest and a variety of other publications.
He is also analyst at the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV,) where he focuses on Turkey’s policies in the Middle East and Asia. Prior to joining TEPAV in 2011, he worked and interned at the Turkish daily newspaper Sabah, as well as Al Jazeera’s Arabic and English language bureaus in Washington DC.
Selim holds a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MA in international politics and economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advances International Studies (SAIS). He has also studied at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul.