Alvaro Comin

Alvaro Comin’s research has been focused on a variety of topics in the sociology of Latin American development and the comparative study of emerging countries. These include the impact of higher education expansion on economic restructuring in Brazil and India; regional development and social inequalities in emerging countries; labour force...

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Prof. Lyle Scruggs

Professor Scruggs received his BA from Wake Forest University in 1990 and his Ph.D. from Duke University in 1998. His specialties are comparative political economy, comparative welfare policy, comparative environmental politics and quantitative research methods. He is the author of Sustaining Abundance: Environmental Performance in Industrial Democracies (Cambridge University Press,...

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Prof. Clare Bambra

Clare Bambra is Professor of Public Health. Her research examines the political, social, economic and environmental determinants of health; and how public policies and interventions can reduce health inequalities. She has published extensively in these areas including four books: Work, Worklessness and the Political Economy of Health; How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics; Health Inequalities...

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Sİnemİs Temel

Sinemis is a PhD candidate in the Political Science and International Relations Program of Koç University. She obtained her B.A. degree from the Social and Political Sciences Program of Sabancı University in 2010, graduating as the valedictorian of her class. Being granted the Jean Monnet Scholarship in the same year,...

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Asst. Prof. Burak Gürel

I joined the Koç University faculty in 2015 after completing a PhD in sociology at Johns Hopkins University. My scholarly interests include political economy, historical sociology, rural development, social movements, and welfare politics, with a focus on China, India, and Turkey. I teach courses on social theory, historical sociology, political...

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