Postdoctoral Research Associate
Office:1-S-7 Green Hall
- Political and Medical Anthropology
- Social and Critical Theory
- Drug Use
- Political Islam
- Middle East
political and medical anthropology, urban ethnography, ethics and subjectivity, state and violence, migration, masculinity, drug use and mental health, memory, political economy, labor, ethnographic film-making, political Islam and the Middle East. He holds a PhD (2017) and an MA (2013) in Anthropology from Princeton University, and an MA in Sociology from Boğaziçi University. In 2017-2018, he was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University Mahindra Humanities Center.
“In War and Peace: Shifting Narratives of Violence in Kurdish Istanbul.” American Anthropologist (Forthcoming).
“Governing Ethnic Unrest: Political Islam and the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey,” (with Erdem Yörük). New Perspectives on Turkey (Forthcoming).
“Geçmişin İşlenmesi Ne Demektir? (“The Meaning of Working Through the Past”), Toplum ve Kuram (Theory and Society) 2014, (9): 13-30.
“Toward a Critique of Non-Violence.” Dialectical Anthropology, 2013, 37(1):171-182.