Research and Teaching Affiliations

since 2016, Spring     Researcher, DFG Humanities Center Multiple Secularities: Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities, University Leipzig

Fall 2015       Assistant Professor, Religious Studies Department, Bayreuth University

2015-2016 Visiting Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen

2015, Spring     Visiting Chair, Religious Studies, Bayreuth University

2014-2015      Visiting Chair, Social Scientific Study of Religion, Göttingen University

2013-2014       Assistant Professor, Religious Studies Department, Bayreuth University

since 2011       Visiting Professor, St.Gallen University, Sociology

2009 -2013       Associate Professor (since 2011), Istanbul Technical University, Social Sciences and Humanities Department.

2010                   Research Fellow, Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin (June-July).

2010                   Visiting Assist. Professor, Turkology, Free University Berlin, ERASMUS Program (June-July).

2008/2009           Senior Fellow in Residence, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University, Istanbul.

2007/2008           Research Fellow, American Research Institute in Turkey ARIT, Istanbul.

2006/2007           Member of the Secularism Working Group, Center for Religion and Media, New York University.

2005-2008          Assistant Professor (tenure track), Hofstra University, Religion Department.

2004 (spring)      Visiting Adjunct Professor,New York University, Department for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

2003 (fall)           Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College, Religion Department.

2003 (spring)Visiting Adjunct Professor,New York University, Religious Studies Program.

2002-2007          Affiliated member of the Turkish and Ottoman Studies Seminar, Columbia University.

2002-04              Affiliated Researcher, Columbia University, Middle East Institute, Muslims in New York City Project; project: “Sufi Communities in New York City.”

2001/02              Visiting Scholar,New York University, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies (November 2001-May 2002).

2001                   Visiting Scholar,Orient Institute of the German Oriental Society, Istanbul (May-Oct. 2001).


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