Hakan Mehmetcik is an associate professor at the Department of International Relations at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. His research interests include regionalism, globalization, and global governance. He has published numerous articles on rising powers and Turkish foreign policy, and his most recent articles were published in International Politics and Third World Quarterly. In addition, he recently edited a book published by Routledge entitled "The Crisis of Legitimacy in Global Governance."  Mehmetcik has a PhD in political science and international relations from Yildiz Technical University. 

His research visit at Notre Dame is funded by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey).