Articles and Book Chapters

Check my CV for books, opinion pieces, book reviews, and other scholarly activities.

26. “Military Might: A Domestic Economy Explanation of Turkish Foreign Policy. " Forthcoming, in Turkish Studies.

25. “Islamic Conception of Justice.” in G. Tamer (ed.), The Concept of Justice in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, De Gruyter, Forthcoming.

24.“On Weber, Pathogens, and Culture: A Global Empirical Analysis of Religion and Individualism.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Forthcoming, Early View, 2022. [Link]

23. “Soft Power, Domestic Dividends, and Turkish Foreign Policy: The Case of Palestine.” In Inter-State and Intra-State Conflicts in Global Politics, Lexington Books, pp. 89-106, 2022. [Link]

22.“Devotion at Sub-National Level: Ramadan, Nighttime Lights, and Religiosity in the Egyptian Governorates.” w/ M.Robbins, and S. Zaytseva. International Journal of Public Opinion Research 33.1 (2021): 99-117. [Link]

21.“Islamist Parties, Intraparty Organizational Dynamics, and Moderation as Strategic Behavior.” w/ M. Wuthrich, Mediterranean Politics (2020), [Link]

20.“Ethnic violence and substantive representation of minorities in parliament. w/ TM Yildirim, International Political Science Review (2019), [Link]

19.“Islam, Social Justice, and Democracy”, Politics and Religion 12.4, (2019): 549 - 576 [Link]

18.“Islam, Religious Outlooks, and Support for Democracy,” w. M. Wuthrich and A. Shamaileh, Political Research Quarterly, 72.2 (2019): 435-449. [Link]

17.“Hiding Behind Party Brand or Currying Favor with Constituents: Why Do Representatives Engage in Different Types of Constituency-Oriented Behavior?““w/ TM Yildirim, Party Politics, 25.3 (2019): 369-81. [Link]

16.“Self-expression Values, Loyalty Generation, and Support for Authoritarianism: Evidence from the Arab World,” Democratization, 25.7 (2019): 1132-1152. [Link]

15. “Who Favors al-Qaeda? Anti-Americanism, Religious Outlooks, and Favorable Attitudes toward Terrorist Organizations,” w/ B. O’Donnell and A. Tanner, Political Research Quarterly, 70.3 (2017): 480 – 494. [Link]

14. Globalization, Contact, and Religious Identity: A Cross-National Analysis of Interreligious Favorability, with M.A. Nawaz and T. Sydiq. Social Science Quarterly, 97 (2016): 271–292. [Link] [PDF]

13. Soft Power, Religion and anti-Americanism in the Middle East, w/ GM Tezcur, Foreign Policy Analysis, 12.3 (2016): 374-394. [Link] [PDF]

12. “Utilitarian and Modern: Clientelism, Citizen Empowerment, and Civic Engagement in the Arab World,” with Ethan Bernick, Democratization,22 (2015): 1161-1182. [Link] [PDF]

11. “Secular-Islamist Cleavage, Values and Support for Democracy and Shari’a in the Arab World,” Political Research Quarterly, 66.4 (2013): 781-79. [Link] [PDF]

10. “Social Identity and Attitudes toward Foreign Policy: Evidence from a Youth Survey in Turkey,”” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 45.01 (2013). [Link] [PDF]

9. “A Model and Test of Policy Making Process,” Journal of Politics and Law, w/ C. Oakley, G. Pesta, and T. Blomberg, 6.4, (2013). [Access]

8. “Islamophobia and Threat Perceptions: Explaining anti-Muslim sentiment in the West,” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 32.3 (2012). [Link] [PDF]

7. “Modernization, Islam or Social Capital What Explains Attitudes toward Democracy in the Muslim World?” Comparative Political Studies, 43.11 (2010). [Link] ( [PDF]

6. “Committee Assignments in a Nascent Party System: the Case of the Turkish Grand National Assembly,” w/W. Forrest and Y. Tekin, International Political Science Review, 29.3 (2008). [Link] [PDF]

5. “Treaties, Collective Responses and the Determinants of Aggregate Support for European Integration,” European Union Politics, 6.4 (2005).[Link]

4. Türkiye’nin Dış Politikası Bağlamında Ortadoğu’ya Yönelik Tutumlar: Üniversite Öğrencilerinin Algıları Hakkında Bir Alan Araştırması [Turkish Foreign Policy and Attitudes Toward Middle East: A Case Study of College Students] with Fatih Ertugay, Review of International Law and Politics, Winter, 2011.

3. Parlamenterlerin Rol Davranislari Uzerine bir Inceleme: TBMM Uzerine bir Uygulama, [A study of Parliamentary Role behaviors: The case of Turkish Grand National Assembly, Istanbul University, Journal of Faculty of Political Sciences, 2006].

2. Demokratik Siyasal Yapılarda Temsil İlkesi: TBMM’nde Bir Alan Araştırması, [Representation in Democratic Institutions: The case of Turkish Grand National Assembly, Selcuk University, Journal of Administrative and Economic Sciences, 2006].

1. Avrupa Parlamentosu Seçimleri ve Muhtemel Üyelik Durumunda bu Seçimlerin Türkiye’de Siyasal Hayat ve Partiler Üzerine Yansımalarına İlişkin Öngörüler [EP elections and some Insights about the Impact of these Elections on Political Parties in Turkey, Journal of Liberal Thought, 9(36), Winter 2004]