Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Primary focus on the legacies of the Ottoman Empire and the Kemalist cultural revolution upon modern Turkey and the Middle East. Secondary focus on cultural translation and representational politics of Turks and Muslims, including regional understandings of Turkey and Islam. Theoretical focus on literature and politics, gender and orientalism, colonialism and nationalism, Islam and modernism, translation and identity.
- Ph.D., University of Washington 2004
- M.A., University of Washington 1998
- B.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1988