Korhan Kocak

Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Sabanci University; MA Sabanci University; MA Princeton University; PhD Princeton University

Research Areas: Political Economy; Formal Theory; Comparative Politics


Korhan Kocak is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at New York University Abu Dhabi. He received his PhD in Politics from Princeton University in 2020 and his MA in Economics from Sabanci University in 2014.

His research focuses on mass political behavior, including voting and social movements, using formal theory, social choice theory, empirical methods, and experiments. His work has appeared in the British Journal of Political Science and Comparative Political Studies and has been funded by Princeton University's Research Program in Political Economy.

Before joining NYUAD, he was a postdoctoral fellow at NYU Politics.

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