Celal Cahit Agar

Ph.D. Candidate / Research Assistant, University of Exeter

Celal Cahit Agar is a PhD Candidate and Research Assistant at the University of Exeter. His research focuses on spatial political economies and ecologies of organisation and management, splitting into four interrelated areas.

- International business and employment relations: Exploring the working life conditions, self-reproduction problems and survival strategies of the unorganised, temporary, migrant and disadvantaged segments of workers and the labouring classes.

- Economic geography and the political economy of economic crises: Developing an interdisciplinary economic geography approach to critically examining the interlinked processes of economic crisis-production and crisis-displacement at local, regional, national and international scales.

- Climate policy and carbon markets: Analysing the actors, dynamics and processes of climate change mitigation and its socio-economic, geopolitical and environmental consequences.

- Governance and social movements: Examining the contestations and confrontations within and between businesses, governments, labour and grassroots social movements.


  • –present
    Ph.D. Candidate / Research Assistant, University of Exeter
  • 2015–2016
    Editorial Assistant, University of Essex
  • 2014–2016
    Graduate Research Assistant, University of Essex
  • 2015–2016
    Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Essex
  • 2011–2014
    Research Assistant, Selcuk University


    Dokuz Eylul University, Ph.D. Candidate
    University of Essex, Ph.D. Candidate (transferred to the University of Exeter)
    University of Exeter, Ph.D. Candidate
  • 2011 
    Dokuz Eylul University, M.Sc. - Management & Organisation