Cemal Burak Tansel is Lecturer in International Politics in the Department of Politics. Previously, he was Anniversary Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Sheffield (2015–2017) and a fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice at the University of Nottingham.

Burak’s research focuses on the historical sociology of state formation and capitalist development in the Middle East and the political economy of development. He is the editor of States of Discipline: Authoritarian Neoliberalism and the Contested Reproduction of Capitalist Order (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017) and the special issues ‘Decoding the Repertoires of Authoritarian Neoliberalism in Turkey’ (South European Society and Politics) and ‘Authoritarian Neoliberalism: Philosophies, Practices, Contestations’ (Globalizations, co-edited with Ian Bruff).

His research has been published or is forthcoming in the European Journal of International Relations, New Political Economy, Review of International Studies, Globalizations, South European Society and Politics, The South Atlantic Quarterly and Journal of International Relations and Development.

Further information about Burak can be found here.