Publications

Books:

Generating Generosity: Beliefs, Institutions and Public Goods Provision in Catholicism and Islam, Cambridge University Press, 2018, (with Carolyn Warner, Christopher Hale and Adam Cohen)

Alien Citizens: State and Religious Minorities in Turkey and France (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

“Ethnic Conflict and Gender Inequality in Education: The Case of Turkey” Turkish Studies, Volume 19 No 3 (2018), pp. 400-421 (with Jody Neathery-Castro and Selin Akyuz)

“Ideology and Foreign Policy: A Comparative Analysis of Kemalist (1930-1939) and Islamist (2011-2015) Foreign Policies in Turkey,” Uluslararası İlişkiler/International Relations, Volume 13 No 52 (2016), pp. 67-88.

“Why ISIS’ Message Resonates: Leveraging Islam, Socio-Political Messaging and Adaptive Messaging,” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Volume 39 Issue 10 (July 2016), pp. 871-899, (with Ian Pelletier, Leif Lundmark, Rachel Gardner, Gina Scott Ligon).

“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).

“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.

“The Secularist and Nationalist Oppositions’ View of Non-Muslim Minorities in Turkey,” Turkish Review, Volume 2 No 6, (November-December 2012), pp. 28-33.

“Democratic Consolidation and Minorities in Turkey,” Turkish Review, Volume 2 No 2 (March-April 2012), pp. 96-101

“Turkey and the Alliance of Civilizations: Norm Adoption as a Survival Strategy,” Insight Turkey, Volume 11 No 3 (July-September 2009), pp. 57-75.

 

Book Chapters:

“Religion and Faith” in Sean Yom (ed), The Societies of the Middle East and North Africa, (Routledge, 2019)

“International Context and State-Religion Regimes in France and Turkey” in Ted Jelen and Mehran Tamadonfar (eds.), Religion and Regimes: Support, Separation, and Opposition (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2013), pp. 97-120.

“Muslims and Liberalization: The Case of the Gulen Movement” in Greg Barton, Paul Weller and Ihsan Yilmaz (eds.), The Muslim World and Politics in Transition, (London: Continuum Press, 2013), pp. 82-95.

“State and Muslims in France: Secularism, Islamophobia, and the Headscarf Ban,” in Aysegul Komşuoğlu and Gül Kurtoğlu-Eskişar (eds.), The Different Faces Political Islam (Istanbul: Profil Yayincilik, 2009).

 

Review Essays

“State, Charitable Giving, and Social Welfare Provision in the Middle East,” Review Essay for Building a House in Heaven: Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt, by Mona Atia, The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, by Beth Baron, and Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon, by Melani Cammett, Turkish Review, Volume 6 No 3 (May/June 2016), pp. 186-191.

“Secularism, Nationalism, and Democratic Citizenship in Turkey,” Review Essay for Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey, by Ahmet T. Kuru and Alfred Stepan (eds), and From the Adobe of Islam to the Turkish Vatan: The Making of a National Homeland in Turkey by Behlül Özkan, Critical Muslim, Issue 16 (October 2015), forthcoming.

“Is Democracy the Answer to End Terrorism,” Review Essay for Islamist Terrorism and Democracy in the Middle East, by Katerina Dalacoura, International Studies Review, Volume 15 (2013), pp. 454-456.

Review Essay for Localizing Islam in Europe: Turkish Islamic Communities in Germany and the Netherlands, by Ahmet Yükleyen , and Can Islam Be French? Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State by John R. Bowen, Sociology of Islam Volume 1 (2013), pp. 121-123.

 

Book Reviews:

Secular Conversions: Political Institutions and Religious Education in the United States and Australia, 1800-2000, by Damon Mayrl, Sociology of Religion, forthcoming.

Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India, by Z. Fareen Parvez, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, forthcoming

Middle East: A Religious Geopolitics Perspective, by Engin Akcay, Erkan Ertosun, and Mahmut Akpinar (eds). The Washington Review, Volume 4, No 6, (July 2016), pp. 670-672

The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings Brought Down the Islamic Liberalism, by Cihan Tugal. American Journal of Sociology. Volume 122 No 6 (May 2017), pp. 2028-2030.

The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion, by Ani Sarkissian, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 54 Issue 3 (September 2015), pp. 623-629.

Mobilizing Religion in Middle East Politics: A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey, by Yusuf Sarfati, Turkish Review, Volume 4 Issue 6 (2014), pp. 670-672

Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism, by John Calvert. International Dialogue: A Multidisciplinary Journal of World Affairs, Volume 3 (2013), pp. 179-182.

Türkiye’de Demokrasi, İslam ve Laiklik, by Ahmet T. Kuru, Radikal Kitap, (Turkish weekly magazine on books and book reviews), July 24, 2013 (in Turkish).

How Happy to Call Oneself a Turk: Provincial Newspapers and the Negotiation of a Muslim National Identity, by Gavin D. Brockett, Contemporary Islam, Volume 7 (2013), pp. 395-398.

The Arab Revolution: Ten Lessons from the Democratic Uprising, by Jean-Pierre Filiu, Insight Turkey, Volume 14 Issue 4 (2012), pp. 198-199.

Islam, Secularism and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies, by Nader Hashemi, Digest of Middle East Studies, Volume 21 Number 2 (Fall 2012), pp. 429-431.

Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus, by Andrew F. March, Insight Turkey, Volume 12 Issue 4 (2010), pp. 230-232.

Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey, by Ahmet T. Kuru, Middle East Policy, Volume 16 Issue 3 (2009), pp. 173-176

Turkish Islam and the Secular State: The Gulen Movement, edited by Hakan Yavuz and John Esposito, European Journal of Turkish Studies, (2006)

Changes in Statehood: The Transformation of International Relations by Georg Sørensen, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Volume 32 Issue 3, 2003, pp. 679-81.