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Dr. Gizem Arikan

Assistant Professor (Political Science)

Dr. Arikan received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey and her Ph.D. from Stony Brook University, NY, USA. Her main fields of study are comparative political behavior and political psychology. Dr. Arikan's work focuses on the psychological processes and mechanisms that underlie the effect of religiosity on political attitudes using both cross-national survey data and experiments carried out in multiple political settings. Her works have appeared in journals such as American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Political Behavior, and International Journal of Public Opinion Research. She is the winner of Turkish Academy of Sciences 2015 Young Scientist Outstanding Achievement Award and Science Academy's Young Scientist Award 2016.
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American Political Science Association 2004 present
International Society of Political Psychology 2011 present
(Elected) Governing Council member, International Society of Political Psychology 2015 2018
Democratic Norms and Religion in, editor(s)Paul A. Djupe, Mark J. Rozell, and Ted Jelen , Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, Oxford University Press, 2019, [Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom], Book Chapter, ACCEPTED
Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Religion and Political Protest: A Cross-Country Analysis, Comparative Political Studies, 52, (2), 2019, p246 - 276, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Arikan, Gizem and Eser Sekercioglu, Authoritarian Predispositions and Attitudes towards Redistribution, Political Psychology, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Values, Religiosity and Support for Redistribution and Social Policy in Turkey in, editor(s)Cengiz Erisen , Political Psychology of Turkish Political Behavior, London, Routledge, 2015, [Arikan, Gizem], Notes: [Reprint.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arikan, and Marie Courtemanche, Religious Social Identity, Religious Belief, and Anti-Immigration Sentiment, American Political Science Review , 109, (2), 2015, p203 - 221, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Social Values and Cross-National Differences in Attitudes towards Welfare, Political Studies , 63, (2), 2015, p431 - 448, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arikan, and Gallya Lahav, The Effect of Perceived Cultural and Material Threats on Ethnic Preferences in Immigration Attitudes, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38, (10), 2015, p1760 - 1778, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Does Faith Limit Immorality? The Politics of Religion and Corruption in, editor(s)Jeffrey Haynes , Religion and Political Change in the Modern World, London, Routledge, 2014, pp49 - 72, [Sommer, Udi, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, and Gizem Arikan], Notes: [Reprint.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Arikan, Gizem and Eser Sekercioglu, Türkiye'de Muhafazakarlasma: Kuşak Farki Var mi? (Rising Conservatism in Turkey: Is There a Generation Gap?), Alternatif Politika , 6, (1), 2014, p63 - 93, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arikan, and Udi Sommer, Globalization, Threat and Religious Freedom, Political Studies , 62, (2), 2014, p273 - 291, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL

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Award Date
The Science Academy of Turkey Young Scientists Award 2016
Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award 2015