Education

PhD, Comparative Literature, Penn State University
MA, Koç University, Istanbul
BA, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology, CSU Fullerton

Research

  • Comparative Literature
  • World Literature
  • Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ottoman literature
  • Modern Turkish literature
  • Modernity
  • E-learning
  • Instructional design

Publications

Articles

Honors & Awards

Language Faculty Professional Development Travel Grant (CNES) (2019)

Mellon Foundation Grant for Research on Turkish Teaching (with CNES) (2017)

Courses

Undergraduate
  • Elementary Turkish (TURKIC 101 A, B, C)
  • Advanced Turkish (TURKIC 102 A, B, C)
  • Turkish Tradition
  • Middle Eastern Cities (ME STD 177)
Graduate
  • Readings in Ottoman
  • Ottoman Diplomatics

Service

American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages Executive board member

Walter G. Andrews Ottoman Turkish Translation Award Committee Member