Education

PhD, Comparative Literature, Penn State University (2014)
MA, Koç University, Istanbul (2009)
BA, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul (2007)

Research

  • Comparative Literature
  • World Literature
  • Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ottoman literature
  • Modern Turkish literature
  • Modernity
  • Gender

Publications

Articles

  • “Provinciality and the City in Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul.” Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist Between Worlds. Ed. Taner Can et al. Hannover: Ibidem, 2017. 159-83.
  • “Current Needs of Students and Teachers of Turkish.” American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages Newsletter. January 2017, 11.
  • Review of Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses. Edited by Rita Felski and Susan Stanford Friedman. Comparative Literature Studies 51.3. (2014) 509-512.

Courses

Undergraduate
  • Advanced Turkish (TURKIC 102 A, B, C)
  • Turkish Tradition
  • Middle Eastern Cities (ME STD 177)
Graduate
  • Readings in Ottoman
  • Ottoman Diplomatics