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Bozluolcay Wins Syrian Studies Association Dissertation Prize
Nov. 17, 2023

Murat Bozluolcay has been awarded the Syrian Studies Association Dissertation.

Zangieva Wins Andreas Tietze Memorial Fellowship
Nov. 15, 2023

Fourth-year Ph.D. student Alika Zangieva has been awarded the 2024 Andreas Tietze Memorial Fellowship in Turkish Studies at the University of Vienna.

Harshbarger ’24 Wins Rhodes Scholarship
Nov. 13, 2023

Sam Harshbarger, who is pursuing a minor in Near Eastern Studies, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

Pelling Wins 2023 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award
Nov. 9, 2023

Jamie Pelling *23 has been awarded MESA’s 2023 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award (Humanities) for her dissertation, “Feeling Like a State: Anxiety and Optimism in the Late Ottoman Empire.”

Battalia wins Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad Fellowship
Oct. 17, 2023

Fourth-year graduate student Michael Battalia has been awarded a 2023–24 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad Fellowship to conduct fieldwork in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. He is also the recipient of a 2023–24 Donald and Mary Hyde Academic-Year Fellowship for Research Abroad in the Humanities.

Alumnus Dargin named Ordjanian Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies at Columbia
Oct. 16, 2023

Cevat Dargin has been named the Nikit and Eleanora Ordjanian Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies at Columbia University.

New Publicatiion by M. Şükrü Hanioğlu
Oct. 4, 2023

Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs M. Şükrü Hanioğlu has published Atatürk: Entelektüel Biyografi with Bağlam.

Duygu Coşkuntuna Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
July 28, 2023

Duygu Coşkuntuna successfully defends doctoral dissertation.

Murat Bozluolcay Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
June 13, 2023

Murat Bozluolcay successfully defends doctoral dissertation.

Seven Graduate Students Earn Fellowships
June 9, 2023

Seven NES graduate students have been awarded fellowships for the 2023–24 academic year.