Ramazan Kılınç is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Islamic Studies Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He teaches courses on comparative politics and international relations of the Middle East. He received his Ph.D. (2008) from Arizona State University and M.A. (2001) and B.A. (1999) from Bilkent University, Turkey. He previously taught in James Madison College at Michigan State University. His most recent articles appeared in Comparative Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Politics and Religion, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and Turkish Studies. His is the author of Alien Citizens: State and Religious Minorities in Turkey and France (Cambridge University Press, 2019). With Carolyn Warner, Christopher Hale and Adam Cohen, he co-authored Generating Generosity in Catholicism and Islam: Beliefs, Institutions and Public Goods Provision (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He is the recipient of 2018 UNO Alumni Teaching Award, the 2012 Weber Paper Award of American Political Science Association, and a co-recipient of the 2013 Sage Paper Award of the American Political Science Association.
PSCI 3700 Government and Politics of the Middle EastPSCI 4210 International Relations of the Middle EastPSCI 4620 Islam and Politics PSCI 4710 Comparative International Development and InnovationHONR 3000 Sacred and Violent PSCI 4920 Turkey: Politics, Society, and EconomyPSCI 1000 Introduction to Political Science PSCI 2500 Introduction to Comparative Politics PSCI 8500 Comparative Politics (Graduate Seminar)
Religion and Politics DemocratizationMiddle EastTurkey
Awards and Honors
UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award, Teaching - 2018
Sage Best Paper Award in Qualitative and Multi Methods Research, Scholarship/Research - 2013
Weber Best Paper Award in Religion and Politics, Scholarship/Research - 2012
Ph D, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, Political Science, 2008
MA, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, International Relations, 2001
BA, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, International Relations, 1999
Kilinc, Ramazan. 2019. Alien Citizens: State and Religious Minorities in Turkey and France , Cambridge University Press.
Warner, Carolyn, Kilinc, Ramazan, Hale, Christopher, Cohen, Adam . 2018. Generating Generosity in Catholicism and Islam: Beliefs, Institutions and Public Goods Provision, Cambridge University Press.
Kilinc, Ramazan. 2014. Critical Junctures, Catalysts, and Democratic Consolidation in Turkey, Political Science Quarterly, 129, 2, 293-318.
Kilinc, Ramazan, Warner, Carolyn. 2015. Micro-Foundations of Religion and Public Goods Provision: Belief, Belonging and Giving in Catholicism and Islam, Politics and Religion, 8, 4, 718-744.
Kilinc, Ramazan. 2014. International Pressure, Domestic Politics and Dynamics of Religious Freedom: Evidence from Turkey, Comparative Politics, 46, 2, 127-145.