Dr. Eylem Kanol
Currently interim Professor of Sociology of Religion at the University of Münster (Winter Semester 2022-23)
Eylem Kanol studied Sociology at the TU Dresden (BA), Leeds University (MA) and Free University of Berlin (MA). He received his doctorate in sociology on the subject of Islamist radicalization from the Humboldt University of Berlin. He is a research fellow at the WZB at the research unit Migration, Integration, Transnationalization since 2015.
Kanol, E (2022). Contexts of Radicalization of Jihadi Foreign Fighters from Europe. Perspectives on Terrorism, 16(3), 45–62.
Kanol, E.; Knoesel, J. (2021). Right-Wing Extremist Mobilization in Germany. Version 1.0.0. WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Dataset.
Kanol, E. (2021). Explaining Unfavorable Attitudes Toward Religious Out-Groups Among Three Major Religions. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 60(3), 590–610
Koopmans, R.; Kanol E.; Stolle D. (2021). Scriptural legitimation and the mobilisation of support for religious violence: experimental evidence across three religions and seven countries. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 47(7), 1498–1516
Political Protest and Radicalization (WZB Protest Monitoring)
Head: Prof. Dr. Edgar Grande, Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans, Prof. Dr. Swen Hutter
Staff: Dr. Eylem Kanol, Dr. Sophia Hunger, Teresa Völker
Religious Fundamentalism and Radicalization in Comparative Perspective
Head: Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans, Prof. Dietlind Stolle
Staff: Anselm Frieder Hager, Ph.D, Dr. Eylem Kanol