Deniz Cil is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM). She received her PhD degree from the University of Maryland, Government and Politics Department in December 2016. Her main research focuses on the implementation of peace agreements following civil wars. Her other research examines the effect of foreign aid in conflict and post-conflict countries, civilian organization in wartime, design of peace agreements, and the localized effect of UN peacekeeping.

Areas of Interest

  • Implementation of Peace Agreements
  • Conflict Termination
  • Civil War
  • Post-Conflict Transitions
  • Peacekeeping
  • Civil Community Organizations


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    December 2016
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Bilkent University, 2010
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Bilkent University, 2008
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
GVPT604 Introduction to War and Armed Conflict in World Politics Fall 2022 Syllabus
GVPT803 Seminar in International Political Organizations Fall 2022 Syllabus

Research Topics

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
2117D Chincoteague Hall
Government and Politics Department
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