Orçun Selçuk

Orçun Selçuk portrait
Assistant Professor of Political Science
International Studies Program Director

Office: Koren 304

Phone: 563-387-1250

Email: selcor01@luther.edu


Education: Ph.D. and M.A. Political Science, Florida International University; M.A. Modern Turkish History, Boğaziçi University; B.A. Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University.

Dr. Selçuk joined Luther College in 2019. He teaches Global Politics, Developing Democracies, Latin American Politics, and Research Methods. He is also the faculty adviser to Luther Model United Nations and International Students & Allies student clubs.

Dr. Selçuk’s research broadly focuses on populism, polarization, and democratization from a cross-regional perspective. Out of his research on Turkey and Latin America, he published in Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Democratization, Insight Turkey, ASMEA Book Notes, the Monkey Cage and the Miami Herald.