Research Asst.Dr. Boran Ali Mercan
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Ph.D., 2012 - 2016 Sociology, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
Thesis title: "From Little Brother to Gayrımeşhur: An Ethnographic Examination of the Role of Affects and Dispositions in the Formation of the Professional Criminal in Ankara, Turkey."
M.Sc., 2011-2012 Social and Political Theory, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
Thesis title: "Fantasies and Affects in the Discourse of the British Government and the Popular Press on the 2011 Riots."
M.A., 2009 - 2011 (Incomplete) Sociology, Middle East Technical University.
Scientific Preparation, 2008-2009 Sociology, Middle East Technical University.
B.S., 2004-2008 Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University.
Fall 2009 - Research Fellow in Administration and Work Sociology, Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.
Areas of Interest: Theories of Crime and Deviance; Urban Marginality and Culture; Crime and Social Policy.