3. Beyond Piety and Politics: Religion, Social Relations, and Public Preferences in the Middle East and North Africa  (with  F. Michael Wuthrich and Ammar Shamaileh) – Forthcoming, Indiana University Press, 2021

2. Islam, Justice, and Democracy: Lineages of Justice and Muslim Political Attitudes- Forthcoming, Temple University Press (Religious Engagement in Democratic Politics series) 2021. Read an Excerpt Here.

1. 1877’den Günümüze Parlamento: 22. Dönem TBMM’nde Parlamento ve Parlamenter Rol Algısı, [Parliament in Turkey since 1877: Parliament and Parliamentary Role Perceptions in the Turkish Grand National Assembly in its 22nd Term], with Yusuf Tekin, Siyasal: Ankara, Turkey.] 

Journal Articles

22. Devotion at Sub-national Level: Ramadan, Nighttime Lights, and Religiosity in Egyptian Governorates, forthcoming in International Journal of Public Opinion Researchwith Michael Robbins and Sofya Zaytseva.

21. Islamist Parties, Intraparty Organizational Dynamics, and Moderation as Strategic Behavior, with Michael Wuthrich, forthcoming in Mediterranean Politics.doi:

20. Ethnic Conflict and Substantive Representation of Minorities in Parliament (with Tevfik Murat Yildirim) accepted at International Political Science Review.

19. Islam, Social Justice, and Democracy,  Politics & Religion, 12(4): 549-576, 2019.

18. Islam, Religious Outlooks, and Support for Democracy, with Michael Wuthrich and Ammar Shamaileh,  Political Research Quarterly, 72(2): 435-449, 2019.

17. Hiding Behind Party Brand or Currying Favor with Constituents: Why Do Representatives Engage in Different Types of Constituency-Oriented Behavior?, with Tevfik Murat Yildirim, Party Politics, 25(3): 369-81, 2019.

16. Self-expression Values, Loyalty Generation, and Support for Authoritarianism: Evidence from the Arab World,  Democratization, 25(7): 1132-1152, 2018.

15. Who Favors al-Qaeda? Anti-Americanism, Religious Outlooks, and Favorable Attitudes toward Terrorist Organizations, with Becky O’Donnell and Allison Tanner, Political Research Quarterly, Vol 70, Issue 3, pp. 480 – 494, 2017.

14. Globalization, Contact, and Religious Identity: A Cross-National Analysis of Interreligious Favorability, with M.A. Nawaz and T. Sydiq.  Social Science Quarterly, 97: 271–292, 2016.

13. Soft Power, Religion and anti-Americanism in the Middle East, with Gunes Murat Tezcur, Foreign Policy Analysis, 12 (3): 374-394, 2016.

12. Utilitarian and Modern: Clientelism, Citizen Empowerment, and Civic Engagement in the Arab World, with Ethan Bernick, Democratization,22: 1161-1182, 2015.

11. Secular-Islamist Cleavage, Values and Support for Democracy and Shari’a in the Arab World, Political Research Quarterly, 66.4, 2013, 781-79, 2013.

10. Social Identity and Attitudes toward Foreign Policy: Evidence from a Youth Survey in Turkey, International Journal of Middle East Studies, 45.01, 2013.

9. A Model and Test of Policy Making Process , Journal of Politics and Law, (with C. Oakley, G. Pesta, and T. Blomberg, 6.4, 2013).

8. Islamophobia and Threat Perceptions: Explaining anti-Muslim sentiment in the West, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 32.3, 2012.

7. Modernization, Islam or Social Capital What Explains Attitudes toward Democracy in the Muslim World? Comparative Political Studies, 43.11,November, 2010.

6. Committee Assignments in a Nascent Party System: the Case of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, (first author with W. Forrest and Y. Tekin, International Political Science Review, 29.3 2008)

5. Treaties, Collective Responses and the Determinants of Aggregate Support for European Integration, European Union Politics, 6.4 ,2005.   

4. Türkiye’nin Dış Politikası Bağlamında Ortadoğuya Yönelik Tutumlar: Üniversite Öğrencilerinin Algıları Hakkında Bir Alan Araştırması [Turkish Foreign Policy and Attitudes Toward Middle East: A Case Study of College Students] with Fatih Ertugay, Review of International Law and Politics, Winter, 2011.

3. Parlamenterlerin Rol Davranislari Uzerine bir Inceleme: TBMM Uzerine bir Uygulama, [A study of Parliamentary Role behaviors: The case of Turkish Grand National Assembly, Istanbul University, Journal of Faculty of Political Sciences, 2006].

2. Demokratik Siyasal Yapılarda Temsil İlkesi: TBMM’nde Bir Alan Araştırması[Representation in Democratic Institutions: The case of Turkish Grand National Assembly, Selcuk University, Journal of Administrative and Economic Sciences, 2006].


1. Avrupa Parlamentosu Seçimleri ve Muhtemel Üyelik Durumunda bu Seçimlerin Türkiye’de Siyasal Hayat ve Partiler Üzerine Yansımalarına İlişkin Öngörüler [EP elections and some Insights about the Impact of these Elections on Political Parties in Turkey, Journal of Liberal Thought, 9(36), Winter 2004]

Revise & Resubmit and Under Review

How Cultural Beliefs About A Women’s Role Shape Women’s Civic Engagement (with Ethan Bernick and Chardie Baird) under review.

Soft Power, Domestic Dividends, and Turkish Foreign Policy: The Case of Palestine, Book chapter for an edited volume on Turkish Foreign Policy, Under Contract