argungen


Ali Riza Gungen

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Department of Politics

Visiting Assistant Professor

Email: argungen@yorku.ca


Ali Rıza Güngen is a political scientist whose research focuses on dependent financialization, state transformations and public banks in the Global South. His articles appeared in The Journal of Peasant Studies and New Political Economy and he published extensively on the political economy of the emerging economies. Dr. Güngen co-edited the 2019 book The Political Economy of Financial Transformation in Turkey, published by Routledge, and is the co-author of Financialization, Debt Crisis and Collapse: The Future of Global Capitalism (in Turkish). His new book Politics of Debt: Financial Inclusion in Turkey was published in 2021 (in Turkish).

Dr. Güngen has served as a member of the executive board of Turkish Social Sciences Association. He sits at the editorial board of social sciences journal Praksis and is currently Middle East Studies Association Global Academy Fellow. His recent research inquires the limits and possibilities of the uses of public banks for an equity-oriented post-pandemic recovery in the global South.

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Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/POLS3400 3.0 B Pol. Economy of Industrial Democracies BLEN
Fall 2021 AP/POLS4295 3.0 A Political Economy of Global Finance BLEN
Winter 2022 AP/POLS3411 3.0 M Pol. Economy of Newly Indust. Countries LECT
Winter 2022 AP/POLS4290 3.0 M Topics in International Pol. Economy SEMR


Ali Rıza Güngen is a political scientist whose research focuses on dependent financialization, state transformations and public banks in the Global South. His articles appeared in The Journal of Peasant Studies and New Political Economy and he published extensively on the political economy of the emerging economies. Dr. Güngen co-edited the 2019 book The Political Economy of Financial Transformation in Turkey, published by Routledge, and is the co-author of Financialization, Debt Crisis and Collapse: The Future of Global Capitalism (in Turkish). His new book Politics of Debt: Financial Inclusion in Turkey was published in 2021 (in Turkish).

Dr. Güngen has served as a member of the executive board of Turkish Social Sciences Association. He sits at the editorial board of social sciences journal Praksis and is currently Middle East Studies Association Global Academy Fellow. His recent research inquires the limits and possibilities of the uses of public banks for an equity-oriented post-pandemic recovery in the global South.



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/POLS3400 3.0 B Pol. Economy of Industrial Democracies BLEN
Fall 2021 AP/POLS4295 3.0 A Political Economy of Global Finance BLEN
Winter 2022 AP/POLS3411 3.0 M Pol. Economy of Newly Indust. Countries LECT
Winter 2022 AP/POLS4290 3.0 M Topics in International Pol. Economy SEMR