Dr. Murat Haner

Dr. Murat Haner USFSM

Title: Research Administration Faculty Fellow, Instructor, Criminology Program Coordinator

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Phone: 941-359-4200

Email: hanerm@usf.edu

Office: C116B

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Dr. Murat Haner is a Research Administration Faculty Fellow/Instructor of Criminology at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. His research focuses on terrorism and political violence, examining the consequences of violence and the radicalization into, through, and out of terrorist organizations. Murat has conducted extensive fieldwork throughout the Middle East over the past six years as a Fulbright Fellow of the US Department of State. He currently teaches “Politics of the Middle East”, “Introduction to Psychology of Intelligence”, “Terrorism and Homeland Security”, “Victimization”, and “Terrorism, Insurgency and Political Violence” at USF Sarasota.

He received his PhD in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2016, his MA in political science from the same university in 2014, his MS in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2010, and his BA in security studies from School of Security Sciences-Ankara in 2006.

Research Areas: Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Disengagement, Radicalization, Al-Qaeda, ISIS, PKK, Middle East and North Africa Politics, International Security.

Regions: Global, Middle East and North Africa, North America, South East Asia.

PUBLICATIONS


Books

Haner, Murat. (2017). The Freedom Fighter: A Terrorist’s Own Story.  New York: Routledge

Journal Articles

 Haner, Murat, Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson, Alexander L. Burton, and Teresa C. Kulig. (2019). “Price of Liberty or Never Again: Americans’ Views on Preventing Mass Murder.” Justice Evaluation Journal.  In press.

 Haner, Murat, Francis T. Cullen, and Michael L. Benson. “Being a Female Terrorist: The Role of Gender in the PKK.” International Criminal Justice Review 

 Kulig, Teresa C., Francis T. Cullen, and Murat Haner. (In press)  "President of Predator? The Social Construction of Donald Trump."  Victims & Offenders 14 (8), 2019. 

Haner, Murat, Ashley Wichern, and Marissa Fleenor. (2018). “The Turkish Foreign Fighters and the Dynamics Behind Their Flow Into Syria And Iraq.” Terrorism and Political Violence DOI:10.1080/09546553.2018.1471398

 Haner, Murat and Heejin Lee. (2017). “Placing School Victimization in a Global Context.” Victims & Offenders, 12 (6), 845-867. 10.1080/15564886.2017.1361675.

 Haner, Murat, Michael L. Benson, and Francis T. Cullen. “Code of the Terrorists: The PKK and the Social Construction of Violence.”  Critical Criminology (Revised and resubmitted)

National Surveys Carried out for Research/Data Collection

Haner, Murat; Francis T. Cullen; Teresa Kulig, "PRESIDENT OR PREDATOR? THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF DONALD TRUMP" (17-15 October, 2017, National probability sample of 1000 Americans--$5,000.00).

Haner, Murat; Cheryly Jonson, Francis T. Cullen; Teresa Kulig, "THE PRICE OF LIBERTY OR NEVER AGAIN: AMERICANS’ VIEWS ON GUN CONTROL AFTER LAS VEGAS" (December 1-8, 2017, National probability sample of 1000 Americans--$4,000.00)

Haner, Murat; Melissa Sloan, "FEAR OF TERRORISM: A NATIONAL STUDY OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC" (July 17, 2018, National probability sample of 1000 Americans--$8,000.00)

Research Honors

Nominated for American Society of Criminology, Michael Hindelang Best Book Award for my book written in 2018—The Freedom Fighter: A Terrorist’s Own Story.  Award decisions will be announced in early March 2019.

 Nominated for Association of American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence, The R. R. Hawkins Award for my book--The Freedom Fighter: A Terrorist's Own Story.  Award decisions will be announced in January 2019.

Works in Progress

Journal Articles

Graham, Amanda, Murat Haner, Melissa, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa Kulig, and Cheryl Lero Jonson, "Fear of Police Brutality: The Hidden Cost of Race." 

Haner, Murat, Melissa Sloan, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa Kulig, and Cheryl Lero Jonson, "An American Nightmare? Fear of Terrorism in Context."

 Haner, Murat, Melissa Sloan, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa Kulig, and Cheryl Lero Jonson, "Making America Safe Again: Public Support for Policies to Reduce Terrorism"

 Haner, Murat, Melissa Sloan, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa Kulig, and Cheryl Lero Jonson, "Safe Haven or Dangerous Place?  Americans' Perceived Risk of Violent Community Events"

 Books

 Haner, Murat (ed.), Theories of Terrorism: Contemporary Perspectives,

Haner, Murat and Cheryl Lero Johnson, Terrorism and Homeland Security: A 21st Century 

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Encyclopedia Entries

Haner, Murat (2015). Frank Serpico.  In S. Chermak and Frankie Y. Bailey (Eds.).  Crimes of the Centuries: An Encyclopedia of Notorious Crimes, Criminals, and Criminal Trials in American History (pp. 702-704). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

 Haner, Murat (2015) Watergate Scandal.  In Steven Chermak and Frankie Y. Bailey (Eds.).  Crimes of the Centuries: An Encyclopedia of Notorious Crimes, Criminals, and Criminal Trials in American History (pp. 829-831). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

 Research Reported in Media

Who Does the American Public Believe: Donald Trump or His Female Accusers Research report with Teresa Kulig and Francis T. Cullen

Price of Liberty or Never Again: A National Study of Americans’ Views on Preventing Mass Murder Research report with Teresa Kulig, Cheryl Lero Jonson, and Francis T. Cullen

 PRESENTATIONS

Haner, Murat. (2018). “The Turkish Foreign Fighters and the Dynamics Behind Their Flow Into Syria And Iraq.” Invited speaker at the panel moderated by Mia Bloom at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology Meeting. November, Atlanta, GA.

Kulig, T. C., Haner, M., & Cullen, F. T. (2018). “President or Predator? The Social Construction of Trump in a Divided America.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Atlanta, GA.

Haner, Murat. (2014). “Strategic Depth and Its Practice: Analyzing the Past Ten Years of Turkey Through Zero Problems Policy.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL