Dr. Joe Yackley is a Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State, currently serving in Ankara, Turkey.
Joe received his PhD from NELC in 2013. Between 2002 and 2012, he was a Senior Editor with the Oxford Business Group, based in Berlin, Bucharest, Istanbul, Beirut, and Damascus.
Joe spent 2010 in Cairo and Istanbul on a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, researching his dissertation, a comparative political economy of the Ottoman and Egyptian bankruptcies of the 1870s.
He is a co-author of the 2011 book, Risk Rules: How Local Politics Threaten the Global Economy.
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Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.
With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!
Please visit our Community Pages and send us your video on your experience in the International Turkish Community. We look forward to publishing your experience!