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.
Being originally from Turkey,
Aykut earned his BA degree in economics and political science from
Bogazici University in Turkey and his MA degree in Ideology and Discourse
Analysis from University of Essex in UK. He joined the Department of
Political Science at Syracuse University at 2014.