ARŞ. GÖR. BORAN ALİ MERCAN    
Name : BORAN ALİ
Surname : MERCAN
E-Mail : mercan@politics.ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : +903125951311
Title : ARŞ. GÖR.
Unit : FACULTY OF POLITICAL SCIENCES
Department : LABOUR ECONOMICS AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Personal Information
Ph.D., 2012 - 2016  Sociology, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
Thesis title: "From Little Brother to Gayrımeşhur:  An Ethnographic Examination of the  Role of Affects and Dispositions in the Formation of the Professional Criminal in Ankara, Turkey."

M.Sc., 2011-2012 Social and Political Theory, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
Thesis title: "Fantasies and Affects in the Discourse of the British Government and the Popular Press on the 2011 Riots." 

M.A., 2009 - 2011 (Incomplete) Sociology, Middle East Technical University.

Scientific Preparation, 2008-2009 Sociology, Middle East Technical University.

B.S., 2004-2008 Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University.

Academic Profile:

Areas of Interest: Social and Political Theory, Psychoanalysis, Discourse Theory,  Theories of Crime and Deviance, Crime and Social Policy.

Publications

1. International Publications(SSCI):

1.1. Mercan, B.A. and Şen, M. (2021), 'Advanced Marginality and Criminalization: The Case of Altındağ', Turkish Studies, doi: 10.1080/14683849.2020.1799197

 1.2. Mercan, B. A. (2020), ‘The Drug Business as a Field of Struggle in Turkey’, Deviant Behavior, doi: 10.1080/01639625.2020.1728030.

1.3. Mercan, B. A. (2020), ‘Doing Criminological Research: Affective States versus Emotional Reactions’, Theoretical Criminology, 24(2): 335–352.

1.4. Mercan, B. A. (2020), ‘The Making of the Professional Criminal in Turkey’, Ethnography, 21 (1): 92–112.

1.5. Mercan, B.A. (2020), ‘Persistence and Career Criminality: Enjoying Crime!’, Crime, Media, Culture, 16(2):165–184. 

1.6. Mercan, B.A. (2019), ‘The Modus Operandi of Burglary in Turkey’, The British Journal of Criminology, 59 (1): 45-63.

1.7. Mercan, B.A. (2018), ‘İş İdeolojisi ve Eleştirisine Psikanalitik Yaklaşım’, Amme İdaresi Dergisi, 51 (2): 117–143.



2. International Publications (Other Indexes):
2.1. Mercan, B.A.(2019), ‘Türkiye’de Kültürel Kriminolojinin Yöntemsel İmkanı’, Gaziantep University Journal of Social Sciences, 18(2):805–823.
2.2. Mercan, B.A. (2018), ‘Çağdaş Sınıf Sosyolojisinde Psikososyal Çözümleme’, Alternatif Politika, 10(2): 271–297.
2.3. Mercan, B. A. (2017), ‘Habermas'ın İletişimsel Eylem Teorisinde  Lorenzer Etkisi: Dil, Sembol ve Sahnesel Anlama’, Ankara  Üniversitesi SBF Dergisi, 72(3): 765–789.
2.4. Mercan, B. A. (2017), ‘Yönetimsellik bağlamında kriminoloji ve sosyal politika disiplinlerinin ilişkiselliği’, Toplum ve Bilim, 140: 122–154.
2.5. Mercan, B. A. (2017), ‘Profesyonel Suçlunun Oluşumunda Duygulanımlar ve Eğilimler: Lacan ve Bourdieu ekseninde bir yaklaşım’, Toplum ve Bilim, 142: 24–55.

3. Book Chapters

3.1. Mercan, B. A. and Denizhan, E. (2020), The Transformation of Policing in Turkey: A Critical Assessment, in V. Nagy and K. Kerezsi (eds.), New Perspectives in Post-Transitional Policing Studies. Eleven publisher, The Hague, pp. 115–141.

3.2. Mercan, B. A. and Özşeker, E. (2015), ‘Just a Handful of Looters!’: A  Comparative Analysis of Government Discourses on the Summer Disorders in  the United Kingdom and Turkey, in A. Yalçıntaş (ed.), Creativity and Humour in Occupy  Movements: Intellectual Disobedience in Turkey and Beyond,  Palgrave Pivot, London, pp. 95–115.

 


4. International Conferences and Presentations
4.1. Mercan, B.A. The Transformation of Policing in Turkey. Criminology in the New Era: Confronting Injustice and Inequalities, the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, November–2019.
4.2. Mercan, B.A. Laying Out the Sovereign Police: A Critical Approach to Police Violence and Sovereignty. Convergent roads, bridges and new pathways in Criminology, 19th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Ghent, September–2019.
4.3. Mercan, B.A. A Psychoanalytical Approach to the Ideology of Work and Its Critique in Turkey. Putting Sociology to Work: Interdisciplinarity, intersectionality and imagination A Work, Employment and Society Conference by The British Sociological Association, Belfast, September–2018.
4.4. Mercan, B.A. Psycho-social Exploration of Affects in the Discourse of   Offenders. The Second Narrative Criminology Symposium, Oslo, June–2017.
4.5. Mercan, B.A and Yalçıntaş, A. The Fantasy of the Self-corrective Market of Ideas: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on the Nature of Research Misconduct in Economics. The International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics, Chicago, January–2017.
4.6. Mercan, B.A. Criminal Social Types in Turkey: From Bandits to Businessmen. Crime Against Reality, the Common Session in Critical Criminology, Hamburg, May–2015.
4.7. Mercan, B.A. Fantasies and Affects in the Criminalization of the 2011 England Riots. Beyond Punitiveness: Crime and Crime Control in Europe in a Comparative Perspective, the 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Budapest, September–2013.


5. National Publications (Turkish)
5.1. Mercan, B.A.(2019), 'Onarıcı Adalet Pratiklerinde Mağdur-Fail Karşılaşması: Duygusal Temsiller karşısında Hakiki Duygulanımlar', Ceza Hukuku ve Kriminoloji Dergisi, 7(1): 103–125. 
5.2. Mercan, B. A. (2019), ‘İleri Marjinalite Perspektifinden Altındağ’a Bakış: Suçun Mekanı Mekanın Suçu mu?’, İdealKent, 26(10):176–214.
5.3.Mercan, B. A. (2013), ‘2011 İngiltere İsyanlarını Anlamak: İngiltere   Hükümetinin Söylemi ve Karşı Olgular’,  Mülkiye Dergisi, 37(1): 105–142.

6. National Conferences (Turkish)
6.1. Mercan, B.A. Küresellesme Sürecinde Uluslararası Çerçeve    Antlasmalar ve Türkiye’de Uygulanabilirligi. I. Mülkiye Genç Sosyal    Politikacılar Kongresi, Ankara, October–2008
6.2. Mercan, B.A. and Yalçıntaş, A. Iktisadın Fantezileri: Kendi    Kendisini Düzelten Piyasalar. İktisatta Çogulculuk Çalıstayı, ODTÜ, Ankara,  June–2017.
6.3. Mercan, B.A. Türkiye de Mesleki Suçluluk. 15. Ulusal Sosyal Bilimler   Kongresi, ODTÜ, Ankara, December–2017

7. Other publications
7.1. Mercan, B.A. (2011), ‘Soba, Pencere Camı ve İki Ekmek İstiyoruz: Bir   Toplumsal Haydutluk Anlatısı’, Birikim, 266: 67–77.
7.2. Mercan, B.A. (2017), ‘Bir gözlem sahası olarak Ankara'da yerel    uyuşturucu ticareti: “Torba tezgâhı”’, Birikim, 344: 102–115.
7.3. Translation (2010):  Sosyal Politika Kuramlar ve Uygulamalar  (Alcock, P.,   Erskine, A. and May, M.(eds) The Student's Companion to Social Policy,   Oxford, Blackwell, 2008) (Osman Tezgel, Barış Yıldırım, Onur Can Taştan,   Şenay Gökbayrak ile birlikte).
7.4. Book Review (2011): Schecter, D. The Critique of Instrumental    Reason  from Weber to  Habermas Darrow Schecter (London, Continuum,   2010) Ankara Üniversitesi SBF  Dergisi, 66 (2): 255–259.

8. Projects
8.1. Research Assistant:  Faith-based Organisations and Exclusion in European    Cities  (FACIT),  Seventh Framework Programme, Theme FP7_SSH-    20078.0-01, Emerging  Needs, Grant agreement no.: 217314, July 2009.
8.2. Research Assistant: Ankara Tabip Odası ve Türkiye Psikiyatri Derneği    tarafından eylemdeki Tekel işçilerinin ruhsal durumlarına ilişkin saha     araştırması, January 2010.

9. Admiministrative responsibilities 
9.1.  Erasmus Coordinator of the Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations (2016 – ) 

10. Awards, Fellowships and Grands
10.1. YÖK (Higher Education Council) Full-funding Doctoral Grant (2011–2016)
10.2. Allcorn Box Memorial Fund for the Fieldwork Research, SSPSSR,    University of Kent at Canterbury, UK (2014)

11. Certificates
11.1. Developing Your  Teaching Seminar and Workshop Series 2014-2015 in the School of Social  Policy,  Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent, Caterbury, the  UK.

12. Language
12.1. Turkish (Mother Tongue)
12.2. English (Fluent)
Yükseköğretim Kurumları Yabancı Dil (YÖKDİL) Sınavı (09.07.2017), YÖKDİL English exam score: 96,250

13. Teaching Experience and Lectures

2014 – 2015:      MA Module of Cultural Criminology, University of Kent at
                           Canterbury, Street Culture in a Global Context (Spring)
2015 – 2016:      MA Module of Cultural Criminology, University of Kent at
                           Canterbury, Street Culture in a Global Context (Spring)
2016 – 2017:      Professional English in Reading & Speaking (Fall)
                           English for Business Life I (Fall)
                           Professional English in Writing (Spring)
                           Sosyal Düşünceler Tarihi [History of Social Thought] (Turkish)(Spring)
2017 – 2018:      Theories of Crime, Deviance and Control (Fall)
                           Seminar (Fall & Spring)
                           Crime and Social Policy (Spring)
                           Çağdaş Endüstri İlişkileri Kuramları [Contemporary Theories of Industrial Relations] (Turkish) (Spring)