Mert Moral

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Phone : 0216-483-9240
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Title : Faculty Member
Education :

B.A. Galatasaray University, International Relations, 2009.

M.A. Koç University, International Relations, 2012.

M.A. State University of New York at Binghamton, Political Science, 2015.

Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton, Political Science, 2017.

Work Experience :

Koç University, Research and Teaching Assistant, 2010-2012.

State University of New York at Binghamton, Research and Teaching Assistant, Graduate Instructor, 2012-2017.

Sabancı University, Assistant Professor, 2017-.

Areas of Interest : Electoral behavior, political participation, political polarization, political institutions, comparative politics, Turkish politics, political methodology
Awards :
  • TÜBA-GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Award (TÜBA-GEBİP Genç Bilim İnsanı Ödülü) - Turkish Academy of Sciences  2020
  • American Political Science Association Travel Grant - American Political Science Association  2018
  • Bilim Akademisi BAGEP Ödülü - Bilim Akademisi  2018
  • Richard I. Hofferbert Best Paper Award - Binghamton University Foundation  2018
  • TUBITAK 2224A Yurt Dışı Bilimsel Etkinliklere Katılımı Destekleme Programı - TÜBİTAK  2018
Memberships : American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, European Political Science Association
Publications :
Moral, Mert and Zhirnov, Andrei (2018) "Issue voting as a constrained choice problem", American Journal of Political Science, Vol.62, No.2, 280-295 (SSCI)
Book Section / Chapter
Moral, Mert, "A comparative study of the individual and contextual determinants of invalid votes in Europe", SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2, Figiel, Kasia (ed.), London: SAGE Publishing, January 2019
SU Öncesi Yayınları:

2017 Moral, Mert. “The Bipolar Voter: On the Effects of Actual and Perceived Party Polarization on Voter Turnout in European Multiparty Democracies.” Political Behavior 39 (4): 935-65.

2017 Moral, Mert, and Efe Tokdemir. “Justices ‘en Garde’: Ideological Determinants of the Dissolution of Anti-Establishment Parties.” International Political Science Review 38 (3): 264-80.

2016 Moral, Mert. “The Passive-Aggressive Voter: The Calculus of Casting an Invalid Vote in European Democracies.” Political Research Quarterly 69 (4): 732-45.

2015 Moral, Mert, H. Ege Özen, and Efe Tokdemir. “Bringing the Incumbency Advantage into Question for Proportional Representation.” Electoral Studies 40: 56-65.

2012 Çarkoğlu, Ali, Thomas Vitiello, and Mert Moral. “Voter Advice Applications in Practice: Answers to Some Key Questions from Turkey.” International Journal of Electronic Governance 5 (3/4): 298-317.