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Christopher Gunn

Assistant Professor, History

Jonathan Doe
Contact Christopher Gunn
843-349-6461 cgunn@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 374

Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 8:00AM - 9:55AM

The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world." — Alexander von Humboldt

Biography

Dr. Christopher Gunn has spent nearly six years living and researching abroad in Budapest, Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya, and his primary research interests include Turkey, Cyprus, the Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, Caucasus, and the Eastern Mediterranean, transnational political violence and reconciliation. He teaches courses on the Ottoman Empire, the modern Middle East, the Eastern Mediterranean, and terrorism.

Education

Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, History, 2014.

M.A., University of Rhode Island, Political Science, 2006.

B.A., University of Virginia, Foreign Affairs, 1999.

Selected Publications

“The 1960 Coup in Turkey: A U.S. Intelligence Failure or a Successful Intervention?” Journal of Cold War Studies Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 2015): 103-139.

Teaching Areas

Modern Middle East, the Ottoman Empire & Political Violence/Conflict

Research Areas

Turkey, Cyprus, the Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, Caucasus, and the Eastern Mediterranean, transnational political violence and reconciliation