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Cenk ÖzbayFaculty of Arts and Social SciencesFaculty Member(216) 483 9253ozbay@sabanciuniv.edu
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Faculty Member


Education

PhD Sociology - University of Southern California

Gender Studies Graduate Degree - USC

MA Sociology - Bogazici University

BA Sociology - Bogazici University

Areas of Interest

Men and masculinities; sociology of gender and sexualities; class, globalization and neoliberalism; sociology of work; mobilities and the city; qualitative research methods; contemporary Istanbul and Turkey

Memberships

European Sociological Association, Pacific Sociological Association, International Sociological Association

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Publications Prior to SU

Books in English

Cenk Özbay. 2017. Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City, London: I.B. Tauris. 

Cenk Özbay, Maral Erol, Ayşecan Terzioğlu, and Z. Umut Turem (eds). 2016. The Making of Neoliberal Turkey, London: Routledge. 

Books in Turkish

Zeynep Gülru Göker and Cenk Özbay (eds). 2021. Mekanda Adalet ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet Özel Sayısı [Special Issue: Spatial Justice and Gender], beyond.istanbul 10.

Cenk Özbay and Ayşecan Terzioğlu (eds). 2019. Türkiye’de Cinsiyet Kültürleri: Dicle Koğacıoğlu Kitabı[Cultures of Gender in Turkey: A Book in Memory of Dicle Koğacıoğlu], Istanbul: İletisim.

Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay (eds). 2018. Kültür Denen Şey: Antropolojik Yaklaşımlar [The Thing Called Culture: Anthropological Perspectives], Istanbul: Metis.  

Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay (eds). 2014. Yeni İstanbul Çalışmaları: Sınırlar, Mücadeleler, Acılımlar[The New Istanbul Studies Reader: Boundaries, Struggles, Openings], Istanbul: Metis.  

Cenk Özbay, Ayşecan Terzioğlu, and Yesim Yasin (eds). 2011. Neoliberalizm ve Mahremiyet: Türkiye’de Beden, Sağlık ve Cinsellik [Neoliberalism and Intimacy: The Body, Health and Sexuality in Turkey], Istanbul: Metis. 

Journal Articles Book Chapters in English

Cenk Özbay. 2022. “State Homophobia, Sexual Politics, and Queering the Boğaziçi Resistance”, South Atlantic Quarterly 121(1):199-209.  

Cenk Özbay. 2021. “Living like a Hetero: Southern Homonormativity in Istanbul”, Sexualities – OnlineFirst https://doi.org/10.1177/13634607211014477

Cenk Özbay and Kerem Öktem. 2021. “Turkey’s Queer Times”, New Perspectives on Turkey 64: 117-130.

Cenk Özbay and Ozan Soybakis. 2020. “Political Masculinities: Gender, Power, and Change in Turkey”, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 27(1): 27-50.

Maral Erol and Cenk Özbay. 2018. “No Andropause for Gay Men: The Body, Aging and Sexuality in Turkey”, Journal of Gender Studies 27(7): 847-859. 

Cenk Özbay and Evren Savci. 2018. “Queering Commons in Turkey”, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 24(4): 516-521.

Cenk Özbay. 2017. “Railways in Europe”, The Sage International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, edited by Linda L. Lowry, pp. 1004-1008, London: Sage.

Cenk Özbay. 2016. “Inarticulate, Self-Vigilant and Egotistical: Masculinity in Turkish Drawn Stories”, The Making of Neoliberal Turkey, edited by Cenk Özbay, Maral Erol, Aysecan Terzioglu, and Z. Umut Turem, pp. 87-110, London, Routledge.

Maral Erol, Cenk Özbay, Z. Umut Turem, and Aysecan Terzioglu. 2016. “The Making of Neoliberal Turkey: An Introduction”, The Making of Neoliberal Turkey, edited by Cenk Özbay, Maral Erol, Aysecan Terzioglu, and Z. Umut Turem, pp. 1-14, London: Routledge.  

Cenk Özbay. 2015. “Same-Sex Sexualities in Turkey”, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), edited by James D. Right, pp. 870-874, Oxford: Elsevier.

Cenk Özbay. 2015. “Men Are Less Manly, Women Are More Feminine: Shopping Mall as a Site for Gender Crisis in Istanbul”, Gender and Sexuality in Muslim Cultures, edited by Gul Ozyegin, pp. 73-94, New York: Routledge.

Cenk Özbay. 2015. “Straight Rent Boys and Gays Who Sell Sex in Istanbul”, Men Who Sell Sex: Global Perspectives, edited by Richard Parker and Peter Aggleton, pp. 54-67, New York: Routledge.

Maral Erol and Cenk Özbay. 2013. “I Haven’t Died Yet: Navigating Masculinity, Aging and Andropause in Turkey”, Aging Men: Masculinities and Modern Medicine, edited by Antje Kampf, Barbara Marshall and Alan Petersen, pp. 156-171, New York: Routledge.

Cenk Özbay. 2012. “Sexuality”, Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, Edited by Andrea L. Stanton et al., pp. 260-261, London: Sage.

Cenk Özbay. 2012. “New Economies”, Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, Edited by Andrea L. Stanton et al., pp. 348-350, London: Sage.

Cenk Özbay. 2010. “Nocturnal Queers: Rent Boys’ Masculinity in Istanbul”, Sexualities 13(5): 645-663. 

Reprinted in The Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities, Fourth Edition, 2013, edited by Joan Z. Spade and Catherine G. Valentine, London: Sage.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters in Turkish

Cenk Özbay, 2021. “Cinsiyet ve Kendine Özgü Bir Mutenalaşma Hikayesi: Hasanpaşa, Kadıköy”, beyond.istanbul 10: 28-35.

Cenk Özbay, 2021. “Bir Queer Mekan Olarak Park”, beyond.istanbul 10: 76-80.

Cenk Özbay and Maral Erol. 2018. “Vatandaslik Rejimi, Cinsellikler ve Beden Siyaseti”, Cogito 90: 201-204.

Cenk Özbay. 2018. “Istanbullu Homonormativite ve Ust-Orta Sinif Gey Erkekler”, Cogito 90: 241-250.

Cenk Özbay. 2018. “Is Antropolojisi”, Kültür Denen Sey: Antropolojik Yaklasımlar, edited by Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay, pp. 126-144, Istanbul: Metis.  

Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay. 2018. “Giris: Antropoloji ve Kultur”, Kültür Denen Sey: Antropolojik Yaklasımlar, edited by Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay, pp. 11-30, Istanbul: Metis.  

Cenk Özbay. 2015. “Hızlı, Öfkeli, Demokratik: Erkeklik ve Direnisin Yeni Grameri”, Cinselligi ve Rolleri ile ‘Güçlü’ Erkeklik, edited by Efsun Sertoglu, pp. 27-41, Istanbul: TAPV.

Cenk Özbay. 2014. “Yirmi Milyonluk Turizm Başkenti: İstanbul’da Hareketliliklerin Politik Ekonomisi”, Yeni İstanbul Çalışmaları, edited by Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay, pp. 166-197, Istanbul: Metis.

Cenk Özbay and Ayfer Bartu Candan. 2014. “Yersiz, Havasız, Mülksüz Kent”, Yeni İstanbul Çalışmaları, edited by Ayfer Bartu Candan and Cenk Özbay, pp. 11-16, Istanbul: Metis.

Cenk Özbay. 2013. “Türkiye’de Hegemonik Erkekligi Aramak”, Dogu Batı 63: 185-204.

Cenk Özbay. 2013. “Cinsiyet ve Liderlik: Erkeklik ve Vasıf”, Liderlik Çalısmaları, edited by Müge L. Yıldız, pp. 265-286, Istanbul: Beta.  

Cenk Özbay. 2012. “Rent Boy’ların Queer Öznelligi: Istanbul’da Norm Karsıtı Zaman, Mekan, Cinsellik ve Sınıfsallık”, Cinsellik Muamması: Türkiye’de Queer Kültür ve Muhalefet, edited by Cüneyt Çakırlar and Serkan Delice, pp. 281-300, Istanbul: Metis.

 Cenk Özbay. 2011. “Neoliberal Erkekligin Sosyolojisine Dogru: Rent Boy’lar Örnegi”, Neoliberalizm ve Mahremiyet: Türkiye’de Beden, Saglık ve Cinsellik, edited by Cenk Özbay, Aysecan Terzioglu and Yesim Yasin, pp. 179-208, Istanbul: Metis.

Cenk Özbay, Aysecan Terzioglu, and Yesim Yasin. 2011. “Türkiye’de Neoliberallesme ve Mahremiyetin Donusumu”, Neoliberalizm ve Mahremiyet: Türkiye’de Beden, Saglık ve Cinsellik, edited by Cenk Özbay, Aysecan Terzioglu and Yesim Yasin, pp. 9-28, Istanbul: Metis.

Cenk Özbay. 2010. “Neoliberalizm ve Erkekligin Halleri”, Yeni Sol, Yeni Sag, edited by Armagan Öztürk, pp. 101-132, Ankara: Phoenix.

Cenk Özbay and İlkay Baliç. 2004. “Erkekligin Ev Halleri”, Toplum ve Bilim 101: 89-103. 

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