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.
*Nominated for the American Society of Criminology, 2019 Michael Hindelang Best Book
*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.
Haner, Murat, Melissa Sloan, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa C. Kulig, and Cheryl Lero Jonson (2019). “Public Concern about Terrorism: Fear, Worry, and Support for Anti-Muslim Policies”.Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World.
Haner, Murat, Michael L. Benson, and Francis T. Cullen. (2019) “Code of the Terrorists: The PKK and the Social Construction of Violence.” Critical Criminology.
Kulig, Teresa C., Amanda Graham, Alex R. Piquero, Murat Haner, and Francis T. Cullen. (in press). Bad Hombres at the Southern U.S. Border? White Nationalism and the Perceived Dangerousness of Uninvited Immigrants. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.
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.
Haner, Murat, Francis T. Cullen, and Michael L. Benson. (2019) “Women and the PKK: Ideology, Gender, and Terrorism.” International Criminal Justice Review
Kulig, Teresa C., Francis T. Cullen, and Murat Haner. (2019) "President or Predator? The Social Construction of Donald Trump in a Divided America." 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, Melissa Sloan, Francis T. Cullen, Amanda Graham, Cheryl Lero Jonson, and Teresa C. Kulig (2019). Making America Safe Again: Public support for policies to reduce terrorism. Criminology & Public Policy (under review).
Graham, Amanda, Murat Haner, Melissa Sloan, Francis T. Cullen, Teresa C. Kulig, and Cheryl Lero Jonson (2019). Race and Fear of Police Brutality: The Hidden Injuries of Minority Status in America. Justice Quarterly (under review).
Sloan, Melissa, Murat Haner, Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson, and Teresa Kulig, "Reacting to the Threat of Terrorism: Behavioral Strategies to Reduce Victimization.” Crime & Delinquency (under review).
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; Cheryl 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).
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