Dr. Murat Haner USFSM
Dr. Murat Haner USFSM
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.
Haner, M, Wichern, A. & Fleenor, M. (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, M., Benson, M. & Cullen, F. (2018). Code of the Terrorists: The PKK and the social construction of violence. Critical Criminology (under revision).
Haner, Murat (2017). The Freedom Fighter: A Terrorist’s Own Story. New York: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group LLC).
Haner, M. & Lee, H. (2017). Placing School Victimization in a Global Context. Victims and Offenders. DOI: 10.1080/15564886.2017.1361675
Haner, M., Benson, M. & Cullen, F. (2018) Being a Female Terrorist: The Role of Gender in the PKK. Women & Criminal Justice
Haner, M, Wichern, A. & Fleenor, M. (2018). The Turkish Foreign Fighters and The Dynamics Behind Their Flow Into Syria And Iraq. Terrorism and Political Violence
Haner, M., Benson, M. & Cullen, F. (2018) Code of the Terrorists: Insights from the PKK. Deviant Behavior (under revision).
Haner, Murat; Francis T. Cullen; Teresa Kulig, "President or Predator? The Social Construction of Donald Trump" (12-15 October, National probability sample of 1000 Americans)
Haner, Murat; Cheryl Johnson, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa Kulig, “The price of liberty or never again: Americans' views on gun control after Las Vegas" (December 1-8, national probability sample of 1000 Americans)
Haner, Murat, & Sloan, Melissa, USFSM Faculty Pilot Research Grant ($8,000.00).