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M. Hakan Yavuz


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M. Hakan Yavuz is a professor of political science at the Middle East Center at the University of Utah, where he has taught since 1998. He is the author of Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey (2009), Islamic Political Identity in Turkey (2003), and Turkish Islam and the Secular State: The G├╝len Movement (2003, edited with John Esposito), as well as numerous journal articles in both English and Turkish. Yavuz earned his B.A. at the University of Ankara and his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.