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Administration

İpek Yosmaoğlu

İpek Yosmaoğlu

Director of Keyman MTS, Associate Professor of History, Keyman MTS Faculty Board

i-yosmaoglu@northwestern.edu
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İpek Kocaömer Yosmaoğlu is the director of the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program and a historian of the late Ottoman Empire and early Republican Turkey. Prior to joining the History Department at Northwestern she taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton.
Gina Stec

Gina Stec

Program Coordinator

gina.stec@northwestern.edu

Gina Stec is Program Coordinator for the Keyman Program, providing project management for outreach and communications, programming and operations. Previous experience at Northwestern includes roles within Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Equity and the Office of the Provost. She is currently pursuing her MA in Public Policy and Administration at Northwestern University.

 

Deniz Duruiz

Deniz Duruiz

Keyman Postdoctoral Fellow

deniz.duruiz@northwestern.edu
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Deniz Duruiz earned her PhD from Columbia University, Department of Anthropology. Her doctoral dissertation "Dispossession, Racialization, and Rural Kurdish Labor Migration in Turkey," concentrates on seasonal agricultural labor and similar low-paying rural labor practices in western Turkey, performed by over one million Kurdish and Arab migrant workers from the Kurdish region and Syrian refugees. Her work explores the connections between political violence, racialization, organization of capitalist production, and labor migration.

Anoush Tamar Suni

Anoush Tamar Suni

Keyman Postdoctoral Fellow

anoush.suni@northwestern.edu

Anoush Tamar Suni earned her PhD in anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2019. For her doctoral dissertation, entitled “Palimpsests of Violence: Ruination and the Politics of Memory in Anatolia,” she spent over two years (2015-2017) in the region of Van, in southeastern Turkey, conducting ethnographic research. Her research interests include state and intercommunal violence, memory, materiality and landscape, cultural heritage, space and place, and political and historical anthropology in Turkey, Armenia, Kurdistan, and the broader Middle East.