B.A. in Western Languages and Literature, Bosphorus University, 1993; M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Chicago (USA), 1994, 2001, respectively.
Areas of Interest
Gender and women's studies; theories of autobiography and the novel; nationalism and national myths; World War I and Ottoman Armenians in history and literature.
Modern Language Association (MLA), Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA), American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient (DAVO), The History Foundation (of Turkey), The Library of Women's Works (in Turkey).