Caner Sayan is a Lecturer in Policy Analysis at Swansea University. Prior to coming to Swansea, he was a Research Fellow in Water and Resilience at Cranfield University, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Water Security at United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), and a Research Associate at the University of Dundee. His research is focused on environmental, water and development politics, with a specialisation on environmental justice, political ecology, resilience and politics of transboundary waters. His regional focus is on Middle East and Turkey and Sub-Saharan Africa (South Africa, Kenya, Lake Chad Basin and Congo River Basin).
His single and co-authored articles have been published in several outlets, including but not limited to, International Affairs, Water Alternatives, Energy Research & Social Science, Local Environment and Territory, Politics, Governance.