Fevzi Rencber

Visiting Researcher

Dr. Fevzi RENCBER is an Assistant Professor of History Of Islamic Sects at Sirnak University, Sirnak and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding of Georgetown University. His research at Georgetown, titled as ''Perceptions of Alawism-Bektashism in the Western Studies'' is supported by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey for the period of 2015–16. He received his PhD from Istanbul University with Alawism in Adıyaman.

Dr. Rencber is interested in and published several articles in national and international academic journals, gave presentations at various symposiums, conferences, book reviews on the History Of Islamic Sects, Alawism, Islamıc Cıvılızatıon, Ethnic Identities, Anthropology of Islam.  He has taught courses on History Of Islamic Sects, Comparative Public Faiths, Contemporary Islamic Movements, Alawism-Bektashism, and Classical Texts in Islamic Sects. He is a columnist in several newspapers where he writes weekly articles on Alawism-Bektashism. Currently, Dr. Rencber is currently engaged in a book project on Alawism.