2015 Yenching Scholars
Hüseyin Oğuz Genç

Hüseyin Oğuz Genç

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Hüseyin Oğuz Genç graduated from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, where he studied civil engineering. His main area of interest is developmental political economy. His previous projects have focused on the economic development, growth, and developmental characteristics of Japan and China. Hüseyin plans to conduct doctoral studies in the field of economics. 

Muhammet Hamza Uçar

Muhammet Hamza Uçar

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Muhammet Hamza Uçar studied political science and public administration at Istanbul University. He also worked for several research institutes in Turkey focusing on Eurasian strategy. At the Yenching Academy, Hamza pursued his interests in Chinese foreign policy and the philosophy of policy making. He hopes to continue his studies at Ph.D. level.

Onurcan Ülker

Onurcan Ülker

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Onurcan Ülker studied political science and public administration at the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. Previously, he participated in research on human rights education, population change, and migration in Turkey. Onurcan’s academic interests include Chinese politics, the Chinese political system, and the political economy of development. While at the Yenching Academy, he studied ideology, policies, and the organization of the Chinese Communist Party.