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Serap Gur

Adjunct Professor
Northern Illinois University

Serap Gur is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science at Northern Illinois University. Her research interests include comparative politics (political institutions, political economy), international relations (terrorism, Middle East, international conflict, women and Islam). Because of her Turkish background, she also has a particular interest in the politics of Turkey.

Biography

Serap Gur is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science at Northern
Illinois University.
Her research interests include comparative politics (political institutions, political economy), international relations (terrorism, Middle East, international conflict, women and Islam). Because of her Turkish background, she also has a particular interest in the politics of Turkey. Her article entitled “The 2015 Parliamentary Election in Egypt” is published in Electoral Studies.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Comparative politics (political institutions, political economy), international relations (terrorism, Middle East, international conflict, women and Islam), and Turkish politics and foreign policy.

Books

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Articles

E- International Relations

Hidden Victims of International Terrorism: Muslim Women in the USA


Published: Oct 31, 2016 by E- International Relations
Authors: Serap Gur
Subjects: Middle East Studies

Muslim women across the world feel they are participating in an endless tragedy. They are constantly being attacked by the government, soldiers, or ordinary citizens. In some Muslim countries, such as Iran or Saudi Arabia, women are attacked for not wearing a headscarf or a hijab, whereas in other countries, such the USA or the UK, they have been attacked for wearing headscarves because of their religion. Following every new terrorist attack, they become a target.

Electoral Studies

The 2015 Parliamentary Election in Egypt


Published: Aug 05, 2016 by Electoral Studies
Authors: Serap Gur
Subjects: Middle East Studies

The Egyptian parliamentary election, the third stage of the three-tiered plan created after the ouster of President Mursi, was held in two phases in late 2015. The overall turnout rate was 28.3 percent. A total of 560 candidates secured seats—322 independent and 238 party-affiliated. Traditionally, majority parties have ruled the parliament; however, in this election, independent candidates secured the majority of the seats.

International Relations and Diplomacy

The Effects of Religion on the Immigration Process in the USA: An Experiment


Published: Jan 01, 2015 by International Relations and Diplomacy
Authors: Serap Gur

How people’s attitudes change according to the religion of immigrants and how this affects the immigrants’ citizenship process in the USA? Americans are generally concerned about immigration. However, when it is compared to Muslim and Christian immigrants, people are more likely to support granting citizenship to a Christian immigrant compared to a Muslim immigrant.