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H. (Hakan) Çakmak, MSc

PhD student


Broadly speaking, I am interested in what drives high-status group members to behave anti- and pro-socially to members of other (mostly low-status) groups. During my master's degree, I concentrated on the roots of anti-social behaviours. Specifically, I researched the links between different British national attachment styles and the justification of violence against the Muslim minority in the UK with a special focus on the roles of Islamoprejudice and Islam-related conspiracy beliefs.
Concerning the roots of prosocial behaviours, I am currently investigating the motivational & emotional underpinnings of "solidarity-based collective action" for my doctoral project. In this line of research, I focus on how high-status group members (e.g. males, native people in Western democracies, White people in the US, higher-educated people) express solidarity with low-status groups (e.g. females, immigrants and refugees, Black people in the US, lower-educated people). I conduct my PhD studies under the supervision of Prof Dr Ernestine H. Gordijn, Prof Dr Katherine E. Stroebe & Dr Yasin Koç.
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