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Efe Sevin

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • American University


    Efe Sevin received his B.Sc. in International Relations and Sociology from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. He completed his master-level studies in Communication Management at Emerson College, Boston, MA as a Fulbright scholar. He worked as the Branding Consultant for Emerson-Baja Coalition in its attempts to rebrand Rosarito Beach, Mexico. He is currently the Political Communication Consultant at Turkayfe, a web 2.0 nation branding project that aims to promote Turkish brand identity through dialogue, interaction, and story-telling. His master thesis entitled “Controlling the Message: A Strategic Approach to Nation Branding” recently got published. His research interests include nation/place branding, strategic communication, public diplomacy, soft power, and decision making structures.

    Professional experience

    Adjunct Instructor

    American University

    June 2011 - Present

    Research Fellow at COTELCO

    School of International Service, American University

    August 2010 - Present


    PhD in International Relations

    School of International Service, American University

    August 2010 - Present

    MA in Communication Management

    Emerson College

    September 2008 - May 2010(2 years)

    BSc. in International Relations

    METU - Middle East Technical University

    September 2004 - June 2008(4 years)