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.



*Nominated for the American Society of Criminology, 2019 Michael Hindelang Best Book Award. 
*Nominated for the Association of American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence, 2019 The R. R. Hawkins Award.
*Nominated for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 2020 Outstanding Book Award. 

Journal Articles
Journal Articles Under Review
Works in Progress
National Surveys Carried out for Research/Data Collection
Encyclopedia Entries
Refereed Presentations
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