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Researcher biography

Serdar Kaya is a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland. He specializes in Comparative Politics and International Relations. His research interests revolve around migration, multiculturalism, intergroup processes, and Islam-West relations.


Research interests

- Identity Politics (politics and religion, Islam and the West)

- Political Psychology (prejudice, intergroup relations)

- Migration (multiculturalism, immigrant integration)

- Research Methods



- Doctor of Philosophy, Simon Fraser University (Canada)





2010. Kaya, Serdar. Indoctrination; and Social Engineering in Turkey [Endoktrinasyon ve Türkiye’de Toplum Mühendisliği.]. Ankara: Nirengi.



Journal Articles


2015. Kaya, Serdar. "Islamophobia in Western Europe: A Comparative, Multilevel Study." Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 35(3): 450-465.


2015. Kaya, Serdar. "Outgroup Prejudice from an Evolutionary Perspective: Survey Evidence from Europe." Journal of International and Global Studies 7(1): 16-31.


2012. Kaya, Serdar. "The Social Psychology of the Ergenekon Case: The Collapse of the Official Narrative in Turkey." Middle East Critique 21(2): 145-156.


2009. Kaya, Serdar. "The Rise and Decline of the Turkish "Deep State": The Ergenekon Case." Insight Turkey 11(4): 99-113.




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