I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, at Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Turkey. Previously, I was a research fellow with PhD at the same department in 2017, a research assistant at the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice in 2015-16, at the University of Nottingham, and a teaching assistant at the School of Politics and International Relations, at the University of Nottingham in 2013-14.


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PhD in Politics

University of Nottingham


MA in International Political Economy

University of Sheffield


BA in Political Science and Public Administration

Pamukkale University


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Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Critical International Political Economy

  • Globalisation

  • Authoritarianism & Populism

  • Turkey & MENA

  • Migration

Selected Recent Publications

Forthcoming [Research Monograph]

Minarets and Golden Arches: The Political Economy of Islamic Neoliberalism

Brill Publishers

2021 [Book Chapter]

‘Property Belongs to Allah; Capital, Get Out!’: Turkey’s Anti-Capitalist Muslims and the Concept of Alternatives to Capitalism


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Selected Recent Teaching Activities


Globalisation and the Nation-State

Postgraduate module.


International Political Economy

Postgraduate module.


Political Sociology

Undergraduate module.


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Selected Recent Academic Activities


Populism and International Relations

Section convenor at the Annual Conference of EISA.


Political Islam, Capitalism, and Resistance

Section convenor at the Annual Conference of EISA.


Going Beyond Academia: Challenges of Engaged Research

Workshop organiser at the University of Nottingham.

Pluto Press (in A. Fishwick & N. Kiersey eds. Post-capitalist Futures: Political economy beyond crisis and hope)

2021 [Research Article]

Business as Usual? The Present and Future Impact of Brexit on Anglo-Turkish Relations
Journal of Anglo-Turkish Relations 2(2)
(Co-authored with Dr. Yaprak Gürsoy)