Expert available to comment on elections in Turkey

June 9th, 2011

untitledParliamentary elections will be held in Turkey on June 12 and it is expected that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will win a third term. Jenny B. White, an associate professor of anthropology at Boston University and Director of Undergraduate Studies, is available to offer commentary, insight, and analysis on the upcoming election. She is an expert on sociocultural anthropology, Islam and civil society, and Turkey and the Middle East. She is also the author of “Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics.” Professor White also writes a blog called Kamil Pasha: Turkey, and the thoughts and fiction of Jenny White.

Contact Jenny B. White, 617-353-7709, jbwhite@bu.edu

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