Education

  • Ph.D. (1986):  Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • M.A. (1978):  Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • B.S. (1976):  Economics and Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Professional Appointments

  • Director, Jackson School of International Studies 2010-
  • Stanley D. Golub Professor of International Studies, University of Washington, Jan-July 2002, 2010-
  • Jackson Professor in International Studies, 2007 –2010
  • Director, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Near and Middle East Studies, 2004-
  • Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, 1999-
  • Adjunct Professor, Departments of Sociology, University of Washington, 1999-
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Washington, 2002-
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, 2004-
  • Acting Director, Jackson School of International Studies, Jan-July 2002
  • Stanley Golub Professor of International Studies, University of Washington, Jan-July 2002
  • Chair, International Studies Program, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, 1995- 2001, 2006-07
  • Director, National Resource Center for International Studies, University of Washington, 1995-2001, 2006-07
  • Visiting Fellow, Trans-regional Studies Institute, Princeton University, 1999. Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, Univ. of Washington, 1991-1999
  • Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, Univ. of Washington, 1986-1991
  • Acting Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, Univ. of Wash., 1985-1986
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton , 1978-1985
  • Research Assistant, Fernand Braudel Center, SUNY at Binghamton, 1977-1985

Academic Honors

  • M. Fuat Köprülü Book Prize, Turkish Studies Association, 2010.
  • President, Turkish Studies Association, 2008-2010
  • The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Student Service Award, Presented by the Student Organization of International Studies Majors, 2001
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington, 1999
  • Liberal Arts Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, 1995-1996
  • The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Student Service Award, Presented by the Student Organization of International Studies Majors, 1994

Grants and Fellowships

  • Walter A. Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington, Society of Scholars, 2005-06
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Grant to Organize a Sawyer Seminar at the University of Washington on Ethnic Conflict in the Modern World, 2001-2003 (with Daniel Chirot).
  • U.S. Department of Education. Title VI Grant for National Resource Center for International Studies, Principal Investigator, 1997-2000, 2000-2003.
  • Walter A. Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington. Grant for a Program on Envisioning the Ottoman Empire (with Sarah Abraveya Stein and Selim Kuru), 2000-2001.
  • Royalty Research Fund Research Grant, University of Washington, 1995.
  • Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies, Advanced Research Grant, 1992-1993.
  • Social Science Faculty Scholar Award, Graduate School, University of Washington, Winter 1992.
  • Graduate School Research Fund Project Support, University of Washington, 1987-1988.
  • Foreign Student Scholarship Award, Foundation of the State University of New York, 1982.
  • National Science Foundation Grant for Doctoral Research, 1981-1983.

Language Skills

Turkish, English, French (reading), Ottoman Turkish

Recent University Service

  • Member, Review Committee for University of Washington Law School, Winter 2013
  • Member, Provost's Search Advisory Committee for Vise Provost of Global Affairs, Fall 2012
  • Member, President's Provost, Fall 2011
  • Member, College Council, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, 2007-2011
  • Member, Curriculum Advisory Committee, School of Global Health, University of Washington (2007)
  • Member, President’s Search Advisory Committee on the Dean of Undergraduate Education and Provost (2001-2002)
  • Member, International Faculty Council (1998-2002)
  • Member, University of Washington Teaching Academy (1999- )
  • Review and Search Committee for Chair of Sociology (Spring 1998)
  • President’s Task Force on International Studies (1995-1996)
  • Search Committee for Director of the American Ethnic Studies Program (1995-1996)
  • Search Committee for Director of the Jackson School (1995) Selection Committee for the Dissertation Writing Grant, Graduate School (1994)
  • Associate Director, Middle East Studies Center (1990- 1995)
  • Graduate Program Coordinator, International Studies Program (1987- 1995)

Recent Activities

  • Chair, Selection Committee for the Fuad Köprülü Award of the Turkish Studies Association for the Best Book in Turkish Studies, 2010-12
  • Chair, External Review Committee for the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, Spring 2012
  • Member, External Review Committee International Programs, Portland State University, Spring 2011
  • President, Turkish Studies Association, 2008-2010
  • Member, Academic Jury of the Third “Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award” 2008.
  • Associate Member, Institute for Turkish Studies, Washington, D.C. 2003-2006 Member, Social Science Research Council Advisory Board for the Study of National Resource Centers on Middle East, 2004-06.
  • Middle East Studies Association, Selection Committee, Malcolm Kerr Award for the Best Dissertation on the Middle East (Social Sciences), 2001-2002, 2002-2003
  • Co-organizer of workshop on Ethnic Break-up of the Ottoman Empire, Second Mediterranean Social and Political Research Meeting, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, March 21-25, 2001.
  • Series Editor for University of Washington Press on Modernity and National Identity.
  • Nominating Committee, Middle East Studies Association, 1998.
  • Member, Social Science Research Council-NMERTA Fellowship Committee, 1997-2000.
  • Co-Organizer of Conference on Rethinking the Project of Modernity in Turkey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 10-13, 1994.
  • Coordinator of Lecture Series on Rethinking the Project of Modernity, University of Washington, 1993-1994.
  • Nominating Committee of the Political Economy of the World Systems Section of the American Sociological Association, 1993-1994.
  • Area Advisory Committee for Central Eurasia and Southeast Europe, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 1993-1996.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Screening Committee, Social Science Research Council, Joint Committee on the Near and Middle East, 1993, 1996
  • Chair, Selection Committee for the Fuad Köprülü Award of the Turkish Studies Association for the Best Book in Turkish Studies, 1992-94
  • Executive Committee, Turkish Studies Association, 1990-1993
  • Book Review Editor, New Perspectives on Turkey, 1987-
  • Manuscript Reviews for Cambridge University Press, Columbia University Press, Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press, Temple University Press, University of Washington Press, Duke University Press, International Journal of Middle East Studies, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Cultural Anthropology.

Professional Affiliations

  • Middle East Studies Association
  • American Sociological Association
  • Turkish Studies Association

REFERENCES

Available upon request.