Graduate Students Conducting Research on Topics and Issues Related to the Middle East


UGUR ALTUNDAL, POLITICAL SCIENCE

Altundal’s interests include contemporary political philosophy, democracy, citizenship, immigration and open borders.

ABOLGHASEM BAYYENAT 

Ph.D. candidate in political science Studying Iran’s foreign policy 

ELIZABETH DAVIS Ph.D.

 Student in political science studying diaspora and democracy in the Middle East and North Africa


ESRA EKINCI   

Ph.D. candidate in political scienceStudying electoral and party systems in Turkey


DREW KINNEY                            

 Ph.D. candidate in political science studying civil and military relations in the Middle East


AYKUT  OZTURK                                                                 

Ph.D. student in political science studying the political economy of Turkey


SHAUNDEL SANCHEZ 

Ph.D. candidate in anthropology studying Muslim Americans who live in Sharjah, UAE


SEFA SECEN  

Ph.D. student in political science studying immigration and refugee regimes in the Middle East


DUYGU YENI Ph.D.

Candidate in religion studying gender-based interpretation religious texts