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PhD in International Conflict Analysis – University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations, 2013.
MA in Political Science - San Diego State University, Department of Political Science, 2006.
BA in Economics and Political Science – Franklin University Switzerland, Department of International Relations, 2001.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Tinker, Vanessa. “Peace Education as a Post-Conflict Peace-Building Tool,” All Azimuth 5, no.1 (2016): 27-42.
Tinker, V., Education for Peace: The Politics of Adopting and Mainstreaming Peace Education Programs in a Post-Conflict Setting. Sacramento, CA: Academica Press, 2016.
Tinker, V., Collective Madness: a look at forecasting and preventing acts of genocide—a case study of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Crisis. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University, 2006. (published MA dissertation)
Akyeşilmen, N. and Tinker V., “Conflict Analysis: Rights-Based Peace Model.” In The Possibilities of Peace in Syria: An Alternative Approach to Conflict Analysis, edited by Nezir Akyeşilmen, 21-50. Ankara, Turkey: Orion, 2017.
Tinker, V., Peace Education International Perspectives, edited by Monisha Bajaj and Maria Hantzopolous. Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 2016.
Tinker, V., “Women, Peace and Security: The Case of Turkey,” Presented at the 15th The 15th International Academic Conference, Rome, Italy, 2015. ISBN 978-80-87927-08-3, IISES.
BAP (Scientific Research Project) Travel Scholarship, Selcuk University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Konya, Turkey, 2015.
Conference Papers/ Workshops/Teacher Training
“Cyberspace and International Relations” presented at the Cyberpolitics Conference, held at METU, Ankara, Turkey, 2017.
Chaired a panel at the 4th International Religion and Human Rights Workshop “From Perspectives of Religion and Human Right: Global Poverty”, 2016.
“Women’s Human Rights in the Context of Peace and Security” – Conducted a workshop at the 5th Annual Human Rights Summer School hosted by the Raoul Wallenburg Institute in cooperation with Selcuk University’s Human Rights Centre, Ankara, Turkey, 2016.
“Imperfect Peace in Peace Education” presented in the panel “Imperfect Peace in Higher Education” at the scientific committee of the Congress “Debates on Imperfect Peace,” held in Grenada, Spain, 2016.
Invited to participate as an observer-facilitator by the UNESCO Chair for the MA program in Peace, Development, Security and International Conflict Transformation at the University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, 2016.
“The Discrimination of Women in Peace Processes” – Present at the 4th Annual Human Rights Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015.
“Introduction to Peace Education” – Conducted a workshop at the 4th Annual Human Rights Summer School hosted by the Raoul Wallenburg Institute, Beyşehir, Selçuk University, Turkey, 2015.
“Creating a Culture of Peace in Classrooms” – Conducted a teachers’ workshop with Phill Gittins, Senior Development Consultant of NewGen Peacebuilders, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey, 2015.
Peace in a Globalized World Workshop, Dіcle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey, 2015.
“Women in Peace-building,” – Presented at Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey, 2014.
Women, Peace, Resolution 1325 Workshop, Swedish Consulate, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.
“Religion, Education, and Peace”– Presented at the 2nd Annual Workshop on Religions and Human Rights: Rights to Peace, Human Rights Centre, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey, 2014.
“A Comparative look at Higher Education in the USA, UK, and Turkey” – Presented at the International Konya Symposium, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey, 2014.
“Education Provided by Turkish Religious NGOs in Bosnia: The Missing Link Between Top-down and Bottom-up State/Peace-building” – Presented at the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2013.
“The Education for Peace Program in Bosnia and Herzegovinian School” – Presented at the Canterbury Sunrise Rotary Club, Canterbury, England, 2012.
“NGOs that are motivated but not defined by their Religion: The Challenge of Conceptualizing Religious NGOs in International Relations” – Presented at the Association of Sociology and Religion (ASR), held at the Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2011.
“The Religious Underpinnings of the Education for Peace Curriculum in Primary and Secondary Schools in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina” – Presented at the annual postgraduate conference, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent, Canterbury, England, 2011.