PhD, and a Professor of Sociology at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated from Uludag University (1986) and received an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1990). Küçükcan completed his PhD in Ethnic Relations at the University of Warwick (1997) and worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations at the same university between 1997 and 1999. He is specialised in statereligion relations, migration, and Turkish politics. He is the author and
editor of several books including: “Global Disruptions and the Making of a New Middle East”, (edited by Talip Küçükcan), İstanbul: TRT World Research Centre, 2022; “Politics of Ethnicity, Identity and Religion: Turkish-Muslims in Britain”, Avebury: Ashgate, December, 1999; “EuroTurks and Turkey-EU Relations: The Dutch Case” (co-authored with V. Güngör), Turkevi Research Centre, Amsterdam, 2006; “Turks in Europe: Culture, Identity and Integration”, (Co-edited with V. Güngör), Amsterdam: Turkevi Research Centre, Amsterdam, 2009; and “Diaspora Türkleri: Avrupa’da Türk İmajı ve İslamofobi” (Diaspora Turks: Turkish Image and Islamophobia in the West), İstanbul: Çizgi Yayınevi, 2021.