Dr. Murat Akan, Bosphorous University
Murat Akan is Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics and Political Theory in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. He holds a PhD in Political Science (2005) from Columbia University, New York. He was a non-residential post-doctoral research fellow with the University of Amsterdam (2009-2012), and a guest researcher in-residence at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen (2012-2013). He was a visiting scholar at George Washington University in July and August 2017. He has a book from Columbia University Press on secularism in France and Turkey.
Stay at MPI-MMG:
September 2012 - September 2013 (Department of religious diversity)
October - November 2016 (Department of socio-cultural diversity)