Professor, Political Science Department, University of Utah
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Ph.D. 1998, Political Science, The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Project: The Construction of Islamic Identity in Turkey
Ph.D. 1998, Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Project: The construction of Islamic Identity
Honors & Awards
Tanner Fellow . Tanner Humanities Center, 01/01/2013
University of Utah, College and Behavioral Science Superior Research Award, 2009. The University of Utah, 2009
University of Utah, College and Behavioral Science Superior Research Award, 2001. The University of Utah, 2001
M.Hakan Yavuz is a professor of political science at the University of Utah. His current projects focus on transnational Islamic networks in Central Asia and Turkey; the role of Islam in state-building and nationalism; ethnic cleansing and genocide; and ethno-religious conflict management.
Yavuz received his earlier
education in Ankara, Turkey, graduated with B.A. from Siyasal Bilgiler
Fakultesi, Ankara. He received his M.A.
from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and spent a semester at the Hebrew
University, Israel (1990) and received his Ph.D. from University of
Yavuz has received a number of fellowships, some of them are the MacArthur fellowship,University of California Fellowship, Rockefeller Fellowship, and most recently was a Tanner Humanities Center Fellow in 2014.
Yavuz also carried out an extensive fieldwork in Fergana Valley, Uzbekistan to examine the relationship between Islam and nationalism and the preservation and dissemination of Islamic knowledge under socialism. He is an author of more than 30 articles on Islam, nationalism, Kurdish question, and modern Turkish politics. He published in Comparative Politics, Middle East Critique, Middle East Journal, Oxford Journal of Islamic Studies, SAIS Review, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Current History, Central Asian Survey, Journal of Islamic Studies, and Journal of Palestine Studies.
Some of his articles are translated into Arabic and Bosnian from English. He is an editorial member of Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs and Critique.
In the Media
1. M. Hakan Yavuz and Mujeeb R. Khan, “Turkey Asserts Its Role in the Middle East,” The New York Times, 11 February 2015. 11/02/2015. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/12/opinion/turkey-a... - opens new window
“Sargsyan’s letter to President Erdoğan: Armenia’s imagined history” Daily Sabah, 20 January 2015. 01/20/2015. http://www.dailysabah.com/opinion/2015/01/20/sargs... - opens new window
Why Do Armenians Insist on Calling it Genocide? Daily Sabah, 29 April 2014. 04/29/2014. https://www.academia.edu/7011447/WHY_DO_ARMENIANS_... - opens new window
“Orinentalism: `Terrible Turk” becomes a `genocidal Turk,” Today’s Zaman, 14 January 2014. 01/14/2014. http://www.todayszaman.com/op-ed_orientalism-terri... - opens new window
With Umut Uzer, “Ermeni Meselesi, Devlet ve Aydinlar,” Zaman, 22-23 February 2013. 02/22/2013. http://www.zaman.com.tr/yorum_ermeni-meselesi-devl... - opens new window
Today's Zaman. 02/15/2012.
Jerusalem Post. 01/14/2012.
New York Times. 06/11/2010.
Arizona Daily Star. 04/25/2010.
Geographical Regions of Interest
Western Asia. Azerbaijan and Armenia.
REFERENCE: Kim Bu Hakan Yavuz? - Utah Dosyası'nda Varan 4: 900 Bin doların sırrı ne? (17.10.2008, erişim 21.08.2016) Doç. Dr. Hakan Yavuz'un Geçmişi ve ABD-Severliği Hakkında (turktoresi.com, 21.08.2016), Hakan Yavuz - Kitapları (tr.instela.com, 21.08.2016), Video (bkz:http://www.mizikacilar.com/VideoDetay.aspx?ID=75), M. Hakan Yavuzu deşifre etti (memleket.com.tr, 11.05.2009)., Erol Bilbilik / Amerika Perestler (2016), M Hakan Yavuz (aculty.utah.edu/u, 21.08.2016).