|researcher of the Gulen Movement, Dr. Joshua Hendrick|
"in the USA, the Gulen Movement has 100 publicly funded charter schools" please see comment below for clarification of Dr. Hendrick's interest in this social / political movement.
Dr. Hendrick asks the Gulen Movement to "come clean" with Americans regarding their managment of charter schools:
Dove Science Academy, Horizon Science Academy, Harmony Science Academy, Magnolia Science Academy, Syracuse Academy of Science, Lotus School of Excellence, Beehive Science Academy, Fulton Science Academy, Abramson School of Technology, Coral Science Academy, Sonoran Science Academy, Lisa Academy, Gateway Science Academy, Orlando Middle School, Memphis School of Excellence, Triad School of Excellence, Minnesota School of Science and many more.
Research Interests and Activities: Dr. Hendrick’s teaching and research interests overlap in the fields of political sociology, social movements, the sociology of religion, human rights, and development studies with a primary regional focus in Turkey, and a secondary focus in the broader Middle East.
Joshua earned his PhD in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2009 and his M.A. is socio-cultural anthropology from Northern Arizona University in 2001. He received a B.A. in anthropology and a B.A. in religious studies from the University of Georgia in 1999. For his dissertation, Joshua conducted eleven months of field research in Turkey and the US where he focused on the discursive and organizational strategies of Turkish Islamic activism. Globalization, Islamic Activism, and Passive Revolution in Turkey: the case of Fethullah Gulen was recently published in the Journal of Political Power.