Doctoral Fellow

Doctoral Fellow Omer Faruk Metin Ömer Faruk Metin

Discipline: Political Science
Supervisors: Kevin Arceneaux
Enrolled: September 2020

Ömer Faruk Metin is a PhD candidate in Comparative Politics at Sciences Po Paris. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Bilkent University, Ankara, in 2018. Prior to joining MaxPo, Ömer participated as a research assistant in several projects conducted by UNESCO IIEP and Sciences Po Médialab. He received a Master’s degree from Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs, where he wrote his master thesis on the measurement of populism with text classification, using Facebook posts from Yellow Vests supporters. Ömer’s doctoral research project at MaxPo explores how emotion and reason interact to constitute a thoughtful and attentive citizenry in a European context. His research aims to make contributions to experimental methodology in the studies of political psychology and public opinion.

Dissertation title:

The Affective Foundations of Public Opinion: How Do Emotions Mediate Political Engagement?

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