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Lisel Hintz


Dr. Lisel Hintz is Assistant Professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. After receiving her Ph.D. in Political Science from George Washington University she was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University and taught at Barnard College, Columbia University. Her current book project examines state-society struggles over identity in Turkey through the lens of pop culture. Her first book, Identity Politics Inside Out: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Policy in Turkey (OUP 2018) investigates how domestic contestation over various forms of identity spills over to shape, and be shaped by, foreign policy. Dr. Hintz’s work is also published in European Journal of International Relations, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Nationalities Papers, International Journal of Turkish Studies, Survival, and elsewhere. She contributes to Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and BBC World Service, and other public square discussions of authoritarian consolidation and opposition resistance, media dynamics, foreign policy, and identity issues in Turkey.