Meet the Behavioral Foundations Lab:
Graduate Research Assistants
Ethan Fried — Research Assistant
Ethan is a 6th year PhD candidate in Temple’s Political Science department. His interests in American politics include adolescent engagement in politics, civic education, and voting behavior. His dissertation project investigates the effects of civics education on adolescents and the methods by which they gain political knowledge and become more likely to engage in politics.
Can Zengin — Research Assistant
Can (pronounced like John in English) is a 3rd year Ph.D. student at Temple University. Broadly, he focuses on Comparative Politics and International Relations. In particular, he engages in psychological aspects of the role of religion and identity in contemporary Turkish politics and how polarization affects political behavior in comparative cases.