Emre Celik

Proposed Title

American Perspectives of Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet Movement


This research will look at expert and opinion maker perspectives of Gulen and the movement he has inspired and gauge how a global civil and social faith-inspired movement has integrated into and influenced society in a post-9/11 America.

Why I chose Charles Sturt

Having an interest Islamic studies, in particular civil Islam, sufism, diaspora Muslims and Turkish democracy and having spoken on these topics at Harvard, Georgetown, American and GWU and various other institutions, it was important to formalize my expertize with further study and research. Charles Sturt has the largest Islamic studies department in Australia and various friends recommended the CISAC department.

Engagement and memberships

Australian Association of Islamic & Muslim Studies

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