M.A., Bilkent University
Nesrin Ersoy McMeekin has an MA, 2007, in International Relations, Russian Studies Center from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. She specializes in early Turkish Republican era-specifically in its relations with the Soviet Union, and Turkish Emigration from Bulgaria during the 20th century. Her first book Turkey’s Relations with the Bolsheviks (1919-1922) was published by VDM Publishing House Ltd., in 2009. Her article on “Bulgarian Policies Towards its Turkish Minority and the Big Emigration of 1989” (‘Bulgaristan’ın Türklere Yönelik Politikası ve 1989 Büyük Göçü”) was published in 2013, by Uluslararası Stratejik Araştırmalar Kurumu (USAK) in Ankara, Turkey.
Nesrin is a Visiting Instructor of Humanities at Bard College, teaching the First-Year Seminar since Fall 2014; at BEC Hudson since Fall 2017; and BEC Duchess since Fall 2020.