Turan Kayaoglu, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Phone
253-692-5856
Department: 
Campus Box
358436
Degrees
Ph.D.
Political Science
University of Washington Seattle
2005
M.A.
International Studies
University of Denver
1999
B.A.
International Relations
Bilkent University, Ankara
1996
Introduction

My research focuses on intersection of religion, human rights, and international relations theory. I am particularly interested in how Islamic actors advance their goals in international organizations.

I teach classes on international relations, seminar on Islam and global politics, and Islam.

Current Research

Here is a list of my current projects:

  • The Muslim Friend and Foe in Post 9/11 America: Encounters of American Christians, with Karam Dana, UW Bothell and Michael Perez, UW Seattle
  • State Policies toward non-Muslim Minorities in Muslim-majority Countries with Ramazan Kilinc, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Dilshod Achilov, East Tennessee State University
  • Muslim States in the UN Human Rights Council
  • The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: Its Problems, Potential, and Prospects
  • An Islamic International Relations Theory: A Maqasid Approach
Teaching

I regularly teach the following undergraduate classes:

  • TPOL S 203: Introduction to International Relations
  • TPOLS 480: PPE Seminar (Islam and Global Politics)
  • TRELIG 366: Islam

I occasionally teach:

  • TPOLS 311: International Human Rights
  • TPOLS 368: Politics and Law of International Human Rights
Affiliations
  • International Studies Association
  • American Political Science Association
Academic Service
  • Communications Chair. Religion and IR Section. International Studies Association (2012-)
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