Üveys Han

Üveys Han is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Islam and Global Affairs at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University and Phd Candidate at the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A in Philosophy. He went on to specialize in legal and political philosophy at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. There he received an M.A for a thesis titled “The Secular Foundations of Liberal Multiculturalism”. He served as a lecturer at Fatih Sultan Mehmet University’s Alliance in Civilization Istantitute in Istanbul between 2010-2012 where he helped found its Masters program. At Syracuse University, his dissertation explores the theological foundations of modern sovereignty and the ways Islamic political theory and practice can help to resolve some perennial problems in modern political theory.