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Ramazan Kilinc, Ph.D.
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Dr. Kilinc joined the faculty in 2011 and also serves as Co- Director of Islamic Studies Program He received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University and his M.A. and B.A. from Bilkent University, Turkey. He taught previously in James Madison College at Michigan State University. He primarily teaches courses on comparative politics and international relations of the Middle East.
American Political Science Association’s Sage Award for best paper in qualitative and multi-methods research, 2013.
American Political Science Association’s Weber Award for best paper in Religion and Politics, 2012.
- PSCI 1000 Introduction to Political Science
- PSCI 2500 Introduction to Comparative Politics
- PSCI 3700/8705 Government and Politics of the Middle East
- PSCI 4210/8216 International Relations of the Middle East
- PSCI 4620/8626 Islam and Politics
- PSCI 4920: Politics, Society, and Economics in Turkey
- PSCI 8500 Seminar in Comparative Politics
Dr. Kilinc's research is published in Comparative Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Politics and Religion, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Insight Turkey, and Turkish Review. He is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively entitled as Alien Citizens: State Policies toward Religious Minorities in Turkey and France. With Carolyn Warner, Christopher Hale and Adam Cohen, he is co-authoring a book, titled, Generating Generosity: Beliefs, Institutions and Public Goods Provision in Catholicism and Islam (Cambridge University Press, under contract). He has also written opinion pieces in outlets such as Washington Post and Open Democracy.
“International Pressure, Domestic Politics and Dynamics of Religious Freedom: Evidence from Turkey,” Comparative Politics, Volume 46 No 2 (January 2014), pp. 127-145.
“Critical Junctures as Catalysts in Democratic Consolidation: The Case of Turkey,” Political Science Quarterly, Volume 129 No 2 (Summer 2014), pp. 293-318.
“Micro-Foundations of Religion and Public Goods Provision: Belief, Belonging and Giving Catholicism and Islam,” Politics and Religion, Volume 8 No 4 (December 2015), pp. 718-744 (with Carolyn Warner).
“Religion and Public Goods Provision: Experimental and Interview Evidence from Catholicism and Islam in Europe,” Comparative Politics, Volume 47 No 2 (January 2015), pp. 189-209 (with Carolyn Warner, Christopher Hale, Adam Cohen and Kathryn Johnson).“Why ISIS’ Message Resonates: Leveraging Islam, Socio-Political Messaging and Adaptive Messaging,” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Forthcoming in July 2016 (with Ian Pelletier, Leif Lundmark, Rachel Gardner, Gina Scott Ligon).
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