Political Science / Ph.D. Candidate
Aykut majors in comparative politics and minors in
international relations. His research interests encompass democratization,
populism, political psychology, and Islamist movements.
Aykut is a 3rd year PhD student at Syracuse University. Being originally from Turkey, he earned his BA degree in economics and political science from Bogazici University at Turkey and his MA degree in Ideology and Discourse Analysis from University of Essex at UK. He joined the Department of Political Science at Syracuse University at 2014.