Dr. Fatih Beren is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. He received his Master’s Degree in Political Science from Ankara University in 2003 and PhD degree in Security Strategies from Turkish National Police Academy in Turkey in 2010. He has earned also his Associate Professorship in 2014. He was previously a visiting research scholar at American University, School of Public Affairs and University of Cincinnati, School of Criminal Justice.
His research interests mostly concentrate on counter-terrorism, intelligence and democratic policing. He has a broad range of teaching experience in police ethics, counterterrorism and intelligence.
Dr. Beren formerly served with the Turkish National Police in intelligence, counter terrorism and training units for eighteen years. He has authored four books entitled “Police Ethics”, “Police and Intelligence Ethics”, “Homeland Security Intelligence” and “Democratic Policing”.