Barin Kayaoglu


Barin Kayaoglu is the Dean of Students and Associate Professor of World History at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), and a non-resident fellow in the Strategic Foresight Initiative at the Middle East Institute (MEI) in Washington. The opinions expressed in these articles are personal and not shared by AUIS or MEI. Kayaoglu is currently working on his book (based on his doctoral dissertation), “The Global Cold War in Turkey and Iran: U.S. Diplomacy, Authoritarian Development, and Anti-Americanism.” He most recently published the article “Turkey-United States Relations” for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. You can follow him at, on Facebook, and on YouTube. On Twitter: @barinkayaoglu