Dr. Mustafa  Gokcek

Dr. Mustafa Gokcek

Associate Professor; Director, M.A. - Interdisciplinary Studies

Office Location:
Timon Hall, Room 131
Office Hours:
Fall 2019: Tuesday & Thursday 11am-12:30pm, Friday 10:30am-1:30pm


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.