Dr.Emre Balikci received his PhD from the Development Economics program in Marmara University, known as one of the best heterodox and interdisciplinary programs in Turkey.
Before teaching in St.Lawrence Dr.Balikci gave lectures in various European universities as an Erasmus scholar and worked in two different well-known universities of Turkey. In addition to his academic career, Dr.Balikci worked as a foreign news editor in Milliyet Daily, one of the most prestigious newspapers in Turkey for 3 years. He prepared news about Middle East.
His main interest areas are economic history of Turkey and Middle East, global political economy, and institutional economics.