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Status: PhD Student

Adviser: Sarah D. Shields and Jay M. Smith

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Curriculum Vitae


B.A. in History and Political Science & International Relations (double major), Bogazici University, 2016
M.A. in Modern Turkish History (Ataturk Institute), Bogazici University, 2019
M.A. in Global and Comparative Politics (Government), University of Essex, 2019

Research Interests

My research interests are mainly history of the Late Ottoman Empire, history of the Near/Middle East, Ottoman diplomatic and military history, history of international relations, history of international law, history of international political economy, gunboat diplomacy, the Concert of Europe, empires & imperialism, and the British and French empires in the 19th century.

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Courses Offered

HIST 120: Sport and American History (TA), Instructor: Matthew Andrews (Fall 2022)