Prof. emeritus, Fac. of Pol. Sci. (Ankara Uni.) Columnist at the weekly newspaper Agos, and also publishes weekly at T24.com.tr, artigercek.com, and Ahval. Author of Minority and Cultural Rights Report (2004). One of the initiators of We Apologise to Armenians in 2008. Focused on minorities, nationalism, and Turkish foreign policy. Published 21 books (2 of which also in the U.S. and France), and over 80 scholarly articles. (www.baskinoran.com; Facebook page; Academia.edu).