Dr. Suleyman Ozeren

Suleyman Ozeren, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences

B.A., Turkish National Police Academy
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of North Texas

110-B Hines Hall
sozeren@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6424

Dr. Suleyman Ozeren received his B.A. degree in Security Science at the Turkish National Police Academy, his M.S. degree in Criminal Justice and Ph.D. degree in Information Science from the University of North Texas.

His research interests include terrorism and counterterrorism, radicalization, countering violent extremism (CVE), international security, emerging transnational threats, conflict resolution, and the Kurdish issue. His most recent research, titled “Countering Violent Extremism by Unraveling the Propaganda and Recruitment Techniques of ISIS,” was funded by the United States State Department.

He has several publications including one single-author book, six co-edited books, peer-reviewed articles, and several book chapters. Some examples of his publications include “ISIS in Cyberspace: Findings from Social Media Research,” Understanding Terrorism: Analysis of Sociological and Psychological Aspects, Multi-Faceted Approach to Radicalization in Terrorist Organizations, Countering Terrorism: From Far East to New Continent, and Cyberterrorism and Cybercrime: Vulnerabilities and International Cooperation.

He has worked collaboratively with different national and international organizations and institutions, including the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and the NATO-affiliated Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism.

His teaching interests include terrorism, domestic and international security, policing and society, law enforcement and policing, intelligence, and conflict resolution.