Kayaoglu named editor of Muslim human rights’ journal

muslim journalScholars associated with the prestigious Muslim World Journal of Human Rights recently selected Professor Turan Kayaoglu to be its new Editor.  The journal, how housed at UW Tacoma, serves as a forum for debate over various aspects of human rights in the Muslim World, and is edited by leading international scholars of Islamic studies, Middle Eastern studies and human rights.

Faculty writes oped on Turkish politics

This month Professor Turan Kayaoğlu published an oped in The News Tribune where he analyzes an array of current political developments in Turkey.  In “The Rise and Fall of Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan, in Three Acts,” Prof. Kayaoğlu criticizes the Turkish government for its abuse of power and turn toward authoritarianism.