Dr. Balkan Devlen is a researcher, professor, and consultant with two decades of academic and consulting experience across three continents. He teaches, writes, and speaks on geopolitics and foreign policy for a wide range of audiences, from public at large to academic experts and senior policymakers. Dr. Devlen is a professional geopolitical forecaster and he provides consultancy, strategic advisory and training to governmental, non-profit, and private sector clients in how to reduce uncertainty about the future, make better strategic decisions when stakes are high, and turn hindsight into foresight.
Dr. Devlen is Senior Fellow at Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Director of the Centre in Modern Turkish Studies (MTS) and Adjunct Research Professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, and expert forecaster, trainer, and consultant for Good Judgment, Inc. Previously he was Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen, a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow, Ozerdinc-Grimes Fellow, Black Sea Young Reformers Fellow, and Levin Institute Fellow. He was also a "Superforecaster" in the US intelligence community sponsored geopolitical forecasting competition Good Judgment Project.