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Mr Osman Karacan AA, BA, BA, MA

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Mr Osman Karacan is a Postgraduate Research Student in Politics & International Relations at the University of Southampton.

  • MA in European Politics, University of Sussex, Brighton / United Kingdom
  • BA in Public Administration, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu / Turkey
  • BA in Business Administration, Anadolu University, Eskisehir / Turkey
  • AA in Local Governments, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir / Turkey

Research interests

Osman is interested in local democracy and citizen participation in decision-making processes. In particular, his research focuses on what motivates Turkish elite political actors to act in different ways regarding citizen participation in local decision-making processes.

PhD Supervisors:  Dr. Matthew Ryan, (Primary Main Supervisor) Dr. Ingi Iusmen (Second/Co-Supervisor) Dr John Boswell (Second/Co-Supervisor)

Funder: Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education



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Centre of Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance

Mr Osman Karacan
Politics & International Relations, Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Room Number: 58/2059

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