Devrim Sezer is Associate Professor of Political Thought. He was educated at Middle East Technical University, where he received a BS in Economics and an MS in Political Science, and at London School of Economics and Political Science, where he received an MSc in Political Theory. He completed his PhD at Carleton University. His research interests include theories of democracy and republicanism, literature and political thought, collective responsibility and coming to terms with the past, and genocide/Holocaust and memory studies.
He has published articles in Memory Studies, History of Political Thought, History of European Ideas, Cogito, felsefelogos, Toplum ve Bilim and Birikim, and contributed chapters to edited books. He has been the co-editor of two books (both in Turkish): Siyasalın Peşinde: Dünyaya Tragedyalarla Bakmak (with Nazile Kalaycı; Metis, 2017) and a Festschrift, Hasan Ünal Nalbantoğlu’na Armağan (with Adile Arslan; İletişim, 2008). He has co-translated Hannah Arendt's posthumously published work Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy (ed. Ronald Beiner) (with İsmail Ilgar, ed. Serdar Tekin, İletişim, 2019). He is an alumnus of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies where he has been a Research Fellow (2019).