I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, at Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Turkey. I completed my doctoral studies in Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations, the University of Nottingham. Previously, I was employed as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (Bilecik), as a research assistant at the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (Nottingham), and as a seminar tutor at the School of Politics and International Relations (Nottingham).
My research areas extend from critical IR/IPE to international political & historical sociology. Specifically, I am interested in Turkish & MENA politics, Political Islam, Global Capitalism, Neoliberalism, Geopolitics, Eurocentrism, Populism, Authoritarianism, Hegemony, Migration Politics, State-Society Relations, Urban Politics, Education Politics, Mass Media Politics. In my PhD research, I studied the relationship between the rise of Islamism and the development of capitalism in Turkey.
Currently, I work on two self-managed research projects: Islamism, Eurocentrism & Global Capitalism and Migration, Populism & International Relations. I teach a variety of subjects in politics and international relations. I also carry out multiple research-based activities at higher education institutions. Please check a list of my publications and curriculum vitae for further information.