Dr. Can E. Mutlu

Associate Professor

Office: BAC 216 
Phone: (902) 585-1293 
Email: can.mutlu@acadiau.ca 
Twitter: @canmutlu

Office Hours: N/A (on sabbatical July 2022-June 2023)


Ph.D. (Ottawa), M.A. (UVic), B.A. (UVic)

Research/Teaching Interests

  • Borders and mobility
  • Critical approaches to security studies
  • International Political Sociology
  • Research methods/design
  • Science and technology studies

Teaching (2022-23)

  • On sabbatical (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

Selected Publications

Edited Volumes
Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (eds.) (2013) Research Methods in Critical Security Studies: An Introduction. New York: Routledge [ISBN-10: 0415535409]

Journal Articles
Christopher C. Leite and Can E. Mutlu (2017) ‘The Social Life of Data: Death Statistics and Border Security in the EU’ Global Governance, 23: 1: 71-83.

Can E. Mutlu et al. (2016) ‘Ferocious Architecture: Sovereign Spaces/Places By Design” International Political Sociology, 10: 1: 75–96.

Can E. Mutlu (2015) ‘Of Algorithms, Data, and Ethics: A Response to Andrew Bennett” Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 43: 3: 998–1002.

Can E. Mutlu (2015) ‘How (not) to disappear completely: Pedagogical Potential of Research Methods in International Relations’ Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 43: 3: 931–941.

Can E. Mutlu and Mark B. Salter (2014) ‘Commensurability of research methods in critical security studies’ Critical Studies on Security, 2:3: 353-355.

Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (2013) ‘Securitization Theory and Diego Garcia: A Historical Perspective,’ Review of International Studies, 39:04: 815–834.

Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (2012) ‘Psychoanalytical Theory and Border Security,’ European Journal of Social Theory, 15:2: 177–193.

Can E. Mutlu and Christopher C. Leite (2012) ‘Dark Side of the Rock: Borders, Exceptionalism, and the Precarious Case of Ceuta and Melilla,’ Eurasia Border Review, 3:2:21–39.

Can E. Mutlu (2011) ‘A De Facto Cooperation? The Increasing Role of the European Union on Improved Relations Between Georgia and Turkey,’ Comparative European Politics, 9:4: 543–556.

Can E. Mutlu (2010) ‘Lost in Paradise: The Strange Case of Diego Garcia,’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 28: 6: 1116–1122.

Book Chapters
Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (forthcoming) ‘Methods in critical security studies’in Alexandria Gheciu and William C. Wohlforth Oxford Handbook of International Security, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Can E. Mutlu and Cagla Luleci (2016) ‘International Political Sociology of Security,’ in Pinar Bilgin, Xavier Guillaume (eds.) The International Political Sociology Handbook, New York: Routledge.

Can E. Mutlu (2015) ‘Intermodal Shipping Containers,’ pp. 62-71 in Mark B. Salter (ed.) Making Things International, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Juha Vuori, Rune Saugmann, and Can E. Mutlu (2014) ‘Visuality’ in Jef Huysmans, Claudia Aradau, Andrew Neal, Nadine Voelkner (eds.) Critical Security Methods: New Frameworks for Analysis, New York: Routledge.

Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (2010) ‘The other Transatlantic: Policies, Practices, Fields’ pp. 259–265 in Mark B. Salter (ed.) Mapping Transatlantic Security Relations: The EU, Canada and the War on Terror, New York: Routledge.

Policy Papers
Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (2011) The ‘Next Generation’ Visa: Belt and braces or the emperor’s new clothes?’ Brussels: CEPS Working Paper Series

Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (2010) ‘Asymmetric Borders: The Canada-Czech Republic Visa War and the Question of Rights,’ Brussels: CEPS Working Paper Series