Abdullah Aydogan, Ph.D., is a senior research specialist for the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Prior to joining Princeton University he was a lecturer of political methodology at the Department of Political Science at Columbia University beginning from 2018 and was a research scholar at Rice University's Baker Institute from 2015 to 2019. He was also a visiting fellow at German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) at Hamburg, Germany (Summer 2019). His research primarily focuses on representation, political parties, parliaments, democratization, and Middle East politics. In terms of methodology he is interested in text analysis, social media research, expert surveys, public opinion surveys, roll-call vote analysis, and duration/survival models. His recent studies were published in academic journals such as Party Politics, Electoral Studies, Political Science Quarterly, Representation, and Parliamentary Affairs. He also published various articles in venues including Washington Post Monkey Cage, Sada Journal, and Houston Chronicle.
Dr. Aydogan received his Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from the University of Houston and the B.S. in mathematics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.