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Dr. Gizem Arikan
Associate Professor, Political Science

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Andrighetto, Giulia; Aron Szekely; Andrea Guido; Michele Gelfand; Jered Abernathy; Gizem Arikan; Zeynep Aycan; Shweta Bankar; Davide Barrera; Dana Basnight-Brown et al., Changes in social norms during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic across 43 countries, Nature Communications, 15, (1436), 2024 Journal Article, 2024

Per A. Andersson, Irina Vartanova, Daniel Västfjäll, Gustav Tinghög, Pontus Strimling, Junhui Wu, Isabela Hazin, Charity S. Akotia, Alisher Aldashev, Giulia Andrighetto, Adote Anum, Gizem Arikan, .... ,Kimmo Eriksson, Anger and disgust shape judgments of social sanctions across cultures, especially in high individual autonomy societies, Scientific Reports, 14, 2024, p5591- Journal Article, 2024 URL

Arikan, Gizem and Djordje Milosav, Integrating Research Methods Training into Elective Courses in an Undergraduate Curriculum, PS: Political Science and Politics, 57, (1), 2024, p113 - 118 Journal Article, 2024 DOI URL

Crepaz, Michele and Gizem Arikan, The effects of transparency regulation on political trust and perceived corruption: Evidence from a survey experiment, Regulation & Governance , 2023 Journal Article, 2023 URL DOI

Arikan, Gizem, Sociotropic and Personal Threats and Authoritarian Reactions during Covid-19, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 49, (3), 2023, p447 - 459 Journal Article, 2023 DOI URL

Arikan, Gizem and Oguzhan Turkoglu, Perceived discrimination and support for democracy among immigrants, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2023 Journal Article, 2023 URL

Identity Politics and Genuine Understanding of Democracy in, editor(s)Ashley Weinberg , Psychology of Democracy: Of the People, By the People, For the People, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2022, pp354 - 376, [Gizem Arikan and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom] Book Chapter, 2022

Gunay, Defne, and Gizem Arikan, The Public as an Audience for the Securitization of Climate Change: Facilitating Conditions at the Identification Stage, Journal of International Relations and Development, 25, 2022, p635 - 656 Journal Article, 2022 URL DOI

Vishkin, Allon, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Gizem Arikan, and Jeremy Ginges, A Motivational Framework of Religion: Tying Together the Why and the How of Religion, European Journal of Social Psychology, 52, (3), 2022, p420 - 434 Journal Article, 2022 DOI URL

Gizem Arikan, Gizem Melek, Defne Gunay, Emotions in Climate Change Communication: An Experimental Investigation., Communications: European Journal of Communication Research, 47, (2), 2022, p307 - 317 Journal Article, 2022 URL DOI

Kimmo Eriksson, Pontus Strimling, Michele Gelfand, Junhui Wu, Jered Abernathy, Charity S. Akotia, Alisher Aldashev, Per A. Andersson, Giulia Andrighetto, Adote Anum, Gizem Arikan, ... & Paul A. M. Van Lange , Perceptions of the appropriate response to norm violation in 57 societies, Nature Communications, 12, 2021, p1481- Journal Article, 2021 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Gizem Arikan, Allon Vishkin, Religion and Democratic Commitment: A Unifying Motivational Framework, Political Psychology, 2021, p75 - 108 Journal Article, 2021

Gizem Arikan and Defne Gunay, Public attitudes towards climate change: A cross-country analysis, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 23, (1), 2021, p158 - 174 Journal Article, 2021 DOI URL

Crepaz, Michele and Gizem Arikan, Information Disclosure and Political Trust during the Covid-19 Crisis: Experimental Evidence from Ireland, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 2021, p96 - 108 Journal Article, 2021

Democratic Norms and Religion in, editor(s)Paul A. Djupe, Mark J. Rozell, and Ted Jelen , Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, Oxford University Press, 2020, pp241 - 261, [Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom] Book Chapter, 2020 DOI URL

Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Religion and Political Protest: A Cross-Country Analysis, Comparative Political Studies, 52, (2), 2019, p246 - 276 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Arikan, Gizem and Eser Sekercioglu, Authoritarian Predispositions and Attitudes towards Redistribution, Political Psychology, 40, (5), 2019, p1099 - 1118 Journal Article, 2019 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Gizem Arikan and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, "I was Hungry and You Gave Me Food": Religiosity and Attitudes toward Redistribution, PLoS ONE, 14, (3), 2019, pe0214054- Journal Article, 2019 URL DOI

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arikan, and Marie Courtemanche, Religious Social Identity, Religious Belief, and Anti-Immigration Sentiment, American Political Science Review , 109, (2), 2015, p203 - 221 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arikan, and Gallya Lahav, The Effect of Perceived Cultural and Material Threats on Ethnic Preferences in Immigration Attitudes, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38, (10), 2015, p1760 - 1778 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Social Values and Cross-National Differences in Attitudes towards Welfare, Political Studies , 63, (2), 2015, p431 - 448 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Values, Religiosity and Support for Redistribution and Social Policy in Turkey in, editor(s)Cengiz Erisen , Political Psychology of Turkish Political Behavior, London, Routledge, 2015, [Arikan, Gizem] Book Chapter, 2015

Does Faith Limit Immorality? The Politics of Religion and Corruption in, editor(s)Jeffrey Haynes , Religion and Political Change in the Modern World, London, Routledge, 2014, pp49 - 72, [Sommer, Udi, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, and Gizem Arikan] Book Chapter, 2014

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arikan, and Udi Sommer, Globalization, Threat and Religious Freedom, Political Studies , 62, (2), 2014, p273 - 291 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL

Arikan, Gizem and Eser Sekercioglu, Turkiye'de Muhafazakarlasma: Kusak Farki Var mi? (Rising Conservatism in Turkey: Is There a Generation Gap?), Alternatif Politika , 6, (1), 2014, p63 - 93 Journal Article, 2014 URL TARA - Full Text

Arikan, Gizem and Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, The Influence of Societal Values on Attitudes towards Immigration, International Political Science Review, 34, (1), 2013, p210 - 226 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Arikan, Gizem, Values, Religiosity and Support for Redistribution and Social Policy in Turkey, Turkish Studies , 14, (1), 2013, p34 - 52 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit and Gizem Arikan, Priming Religious Belief and Religious Social Behaviour Affects Support for Democracy, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 25, (3), 2013, p368 - 382 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit and Gizem Arikan, Religion and Support for Democracy: A Cross-national Test of Mediating Mechanisms, British Journal of Political Science , 43, (2), 2013, p375 - 397 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Sommer, Udi, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, and Gizem Arikan, Does Faith Limit Immorality? The Politics of Religion and Corruption, Democratization, 20, (2), 2013, p287 - 309 Journal Article, 2013 URL TARA - Full Text

Arikan, Gizem, Attitudes towards the EU in Turkey: The Role of Perceived Threats and Benefits, Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs , 17, (3), 2012, p81 - 103 Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text URL

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit and Gizem Arikan, A Two-edged Sword: The Differential Effect of Religious Belief and Religious Social Context on Attitudes towards Democracy, Political Behavior , 34, (2), 2012, p249 - 276 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Arikan, Gizem, Economic Individualism and Government Spending, World Values Research, 4, (3), 2011, p73 - 95 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text URL

Sekercioglu, Eser and Gizem Arikan, Trends in Party System Indicators for the July 2007 Turkish Elections, Turkish Studies , 9, (2), 2008, p213 - 231 Journal Article, 2008 URL

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gizem Arikan, From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa By Gwyneth H. McClendon and Rachel Beatty Riedl. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xii+ 274 pp. $39.99 cloth, $29.99 paper., Politics and Religion, 15, (4), 2022, p853 - 855 Review Article, 2022 URL

De Vries, J., Smith, R., Skopek, J., Coughlan, P., Arikan, G. & Byrne, M., WE VALUE YOUR OPINION OF QUALITY IN TRINITY, Appendix to ISER, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Sept, 2021, p1 - 49 Report, 2021 URL

Research Expertise

Keywords

COMPARATIVE STUDIES; LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS; MASS POLITICAL-ATTITUDES; Political Behaviour; Political Psychology; PUBLIC OPINION; Religion; Social Identity; SURVEY DATA; TOLERANCE; WELFARE

Recognition

Representations

International Society of Political Psychology Summer Academy Director, 2020-2025 2020-2025

Editorial Board member, Political Behavior (journal) 2019-present

Editorial board member, Cambridge Elements in Political Psychology (monograph series), 2019-present 2019-present

Editorial Board member, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion 2018-2020

American Political Science Association (APSA) Religion and Politics Section Aaron Wildavsky Best Dissertation Award Committee Member 2017

Awards and Honours

Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2022

The Science Academy of Turkey Young Scientists Award 2016

Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award 2015