Fikret Adaman holds a BA and MA in Economics from Boğaziçi University and a PhD in Economics from Manchester University. He is currently professor of economics at Boğaziçi University. He has been lecturing on political economy, ecological economics, and history of economic thought. His work appeared in, among others, Journal of Economic Issues, New Left Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economy and Society, Environment and Planning C, Ecological Economics, Development and Change, The European Journal of History of Economic Thought, Energy Policy and Review of Political Economy as well as in edited volumes. His edited book (with Murat Arsel), Environmentalism in Turkey (Ashgate, 2005) unpacks the political economy of the environment for Turkey. He is currently acting (with Burcay Erus) as an expert on social inclusion to the European Commission.