Prof. M. Hakan Yavuz
Chair Pro Tempore
Prof. M. Hakan Yavuz is professor of political science at the University of Utah. His current projects focus on transnational Islamic networks in Central Asia and Turkey; the role of Islam in state-building and nationalism; and ethno-religious conflict management. Professor Yavuz received a B.A. from Siyasal Bilgiler Fakultesi in Ankara, Turkey, and an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He spent a semester at the Hebrew University, Israel (1990) and received his Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison in political science.