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Dr. Mustafa Gokcek

Dr. Mustafa  Gokcek

Professor; Director, M.A. - Interdisciplinary Studies

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Office Location:
Timon Hall, Room 131


Focus of Teaching

Middle East, Central Asia, Soviet Union

Current Research

Dr. Gökçek's research focuses on the discourses of nationalism and Islamism at the turn of the 20th century in the Ottoman Empire. He is especially interested in the intellectual interaction between Russian and Ottoman Empires and looks into the role of the Kazan Tatar emigres in Istanbul in the development of Turkish nationalism and secularization of the Ottoman governance.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

B.A. & M.A., Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara.