2021 – present Utrecht University
Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent)
Department of Cultural Anthropology
2018 – 2021 Brandeis University
Junior Research Fellow
Crown Center for Middle East Studies
2020 – 2021 Brandeis University
Department of Anthropology
University of Arizona, PhD.
School of Anthropology, 2018
Dissertation: Reforming the Police: Violence, Security, and the Social in Turkey, Brian Silverstein (chair)
New York University, M.A.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies, 2012
Thesis: Reinstating Islamic Tradition and Authority in Turkey: Daru’l Hikme’s Project of Medrese Education and Islamic Critique of Secularism, Deborah Kapchan (supervisor)
Sabanci University, B.A.
Cultural Studies, 2006 (valedictorian)