Carleton Experts Available to Comment on the Shooting of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey

Following the fatal shooting of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey by a gunman in Ankara, Carleton experts are available to comment:

Dane Rowlands

Director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) and associate director of the Infrastructure Protection and International Security Program

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 8884

Rowlands has been teaching at NPSIA since 1994. His primary research interests are in international debt, multilateral financial institutions, official development assistance and the international aspects of economic development. He also conducts research on international migration, peacekeeping and conflict and development. He has recently been teaching courses in international finance and conflict economics.

Elliot Tepper

Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs 
and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Security and Defence Studies

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262
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Tepper has worked with national and international organizations on a broad range of topics and has been engaged with media throughout his career. He can offer commentary on international relations, nuclear issues, the United Nations and terrorism.

Ozay Mehmet

Lead Scholar, Modern Turkish Studies and Professor Emeritus of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs


Currently Mehmet is the Professor Emeritus of International Affairs and Lead Scholar in the Centre of Modern Turkish Studies at NPSIA. Formerly, he specialized in Southeast Asian developing economies.


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