Hacı Çevik is currently continuing his doctoral studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of Potsdam. He explores construction of the collective identities of Kurds who emigrated from Konya to Germany in the context of theories of collective identity, collective memory and migrant networks.
He completed his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration at Kocaeli University and his master’s degree in Political Science at Ankara University. The title of his master thesis is "Politicization in the Context of Migration to European Countries: Examples of Kulu And Cihanbeyli". In his master’s thesis, he investigated the processes of politicization and nationalism based on Kurdish ethnic identity of Kurdish immigrants who migrated from Central Anatolia to different countries of Europe and how this had an effect in Turkey through his field studies in Turkey, Germany, Switzerland and Sweden.