Dr. Joshua Hendrick is an assistant professor of sociology and global studies at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, MD (USA). He earned his PhD in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his MA in Anthropology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Dr. Hendrick’s teaching and research interests overlap in the fields political and economic development, human rights, religion and politics, social movements, and social theory with an area emphasis in Turkey and the broader Middle East. Dr. Hendrick has conducted extensive field research in Turkey, and has authored a number of refereed journal articles and book chapters that focus on Turkish democratization and religion and politics. Dr. Hendrick is the author of the book, Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World (2013, New York University Press).