Mehmet Yavuz

Mehmet Yavuz Title: Contract Academic Staff
Office: 3C65
Building: Centennial Hall


Mehmet holds an MA in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.



Mehmet Yavuz, Ph.D. (ABD) is a 2021-2022 Rabbi Michael Melchior Peace and Conflict Studies Fellow in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Arthur V. Mauro Institute for Peace and Justice, St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba.

Mehmet’s doctoral research investigates queer people’s perceptions and experiences of peacebuilding in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the political queer presence after the 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement. 

CJ-1002 Introduction to Criminal Justice

Research Interests:

Mehmet Yavuz's research and teaching interests include: violence, peacebuilding, social justice, 2SLGBTQ+, post-peace-accord societies, queer theory, ethnic violence, oppressive laws and policies against ‘minorities’, media and peacebuilding, social movements, conflict transformation, Turkey, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Cyprus.