Writer, journalist and political analyst

Aydoğan Vatandaş (born 1974) is an investigative journalist from Turkey, specializing in Political Science and International Relations. He is the author of 13 books, many of which have become bestsellers in Turkey. 'Reporting from the Bridge' and 'Hungry for Power: Erdogan's Witch Hunt and The Abuse of State Power' are the first two books published in English in the U.S. The book “Hungry for Power; Erdoğan's Witch Hunt and Abuse of State Power” serves as a collection of significant articles that shed light on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's transition from Muslim democrat to an authoritarian leader while also delving into complex issues like violence in the Middle East. He currently teaches Media Literacy at the Pioneer Academy in Wayne. He holds an M.A in Media Studies from The New School in NY.