Dr. Ahmet Yukleyen
Croft Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Studies

Born to Turkish immigrant parents in the Netherlands, Ahmet Yukleyen received his BA in international relations at Bilkent University, Ankara. He completed his MA degree at the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver, where he focused on socio-political development, civil society, and Islamic movements in the Middle East.  Yukleyen received his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Boston University in the spring of 2006.  His dissertation research focused on Turkish Islamic communities in Germany and the Netherlands. He taught a course on “Islam in the West” at Tufts University in spring 2006. He has co-authored a book published in May 2006, in Turkish titled Avrupa’da Islam, Laiklik ve Demokrasi, which analyzes how the state and Muslims approach Islam, secularism, and democracy in France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Dr. Yukleyen’s research interests include anthropology of religion, ethnicity, Muslims in Europe, Islamic movements, and multiculturalism. For the Croft Institute, Dr. Yukleyen teaches courses on ethnic and religious identity politics in contemporary Europe.

Dr. Yukleyen's publications and conference presentations

yukleyen at olemiss dot edu
Lamar Hall 543
Office Phone
(662) 915-5733
Office Hours
on leave, 2014-2015
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