Yunus Kaya is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Istanbul University. He earned his B.A. in Sociology and International Relations from Koç University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University.
Professor Kaya researches broad issues such as globalization in addition to his regional focus on the political and economic challenges that Turkey faces.
Kaya, Yunus, and Lutfi Sunar. “The Culture Wars Redux? The Polarization of Social and Political Attitudes in Turkey.” Social Currents 2.4 (2015): 393-412.
Kaya, Yunus. “The Dual Process of Xenophobia and Transnational Identity Formation in Turkey.” The Arab World Geographer 17.3 (2014): 238-254.
Kaya, Yunus, and Ekrem Karakoç. “Civilizing vs destructive globalization? A multi-level analysis of anti-immigrant prejudice.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 53.1 (2012): 23-44.