PhD, Political Science, Bilkent University
MA, Education (Curriculum & Instruction), University of Kansas
BA, Double Major in English (Creative Writing) & Psychology, University of Kansas
Electoral politics, contentious politics, and public opinion in the Middle East and North Africa in general with particular expertise in Turkey; Comparative Politics, particularly political parties, party systems, voting behavior, and also the points of interaction between religion, nationalism and politics.
Ciftci, S. Wuthrich, M. & Shamaileh, A. (in press). Islam, Religious Identities, and Support for Democracy. Political Research Quarterly.
Wuthrich, F. M. (2018). Changing Media, Party Campaign Strategies, and the Politics of Turkish Elections in Comparative Perspective (Chapter 3). In S. Sayari, P. Ayan Musil, & &. Demirkol (Eds.), Party Politics in Turkey: A Comparative Perspective. London: Routledge.
Wuthrich, M. (2018). Kurdish Nationalist Organizations, Neighboring States, and "Ideological Distance”. In E. Elif Tugdar & S. Al (Eds.), Comparative Kurdish Politics in the Middle East: Actors, Ideas, and Interests(1st ed.) (pp. 85-112). Palgrave Macmillan.
Wuthrich, F. M. (2015). National Elections in Turkey: People, Politics, and the Party System, Syracuse University Press.
Wuthrich, F. M. (2013). An Essential Center-Periphery Electoral Cleavage and the Turkish Party System. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 45(4 ), 751-73. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-middle-east-studies/article/an-essential-centerperiphery-electoral-cleavage-and-the-turkish-party-system/B22DF45FCC0A64828607277165BDF078
Wuthrich, F. M. (2012). Factors Influencing Military-Media Relations in Turkey. Middle East Journal, 66(2), 253-72.
Wuthrich, F. M., Ardağ, M. & Uğur, D. (2012). Politics, Cultural Heterogeneity and Support for the European Union in Turkey. Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, 12(1), 45-62.
Wuthrich, F. M. (2010). Commercial Media, the Military, and Society in Turkey during Failed and Successful Interventions. Turkish Studies, 11(2), 217-34.