Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Dr. Yeliz Cavus

yeliz Visiting Assistant Professor



Curriculum Vitae


Yeliz Çavuş is a visiting professor of history at Loyola University Maryland. She received her Ph.D. in History from the Ohio State University. A native of Turkey, she also graduated with a B.A. in Turkish Language and Literature, a B.A. in History, and an M.A. in History from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.  Her research interests include theories of historiography, historian’s craft, intellectual networks, late Ottoman history, history of early Turkish Republic, comparative modernities, and nationalism(s) in the Middle East.

Area of Specialization

Intellectual and cultural history


Ottoman and Turkish Studies

The modern Middle East


  • HS 107: The Making of the Modern World: the Middle East
  • HS 396: The Modern Middle East Through Literature and Film
  • HS 397: Women and Gender in the Middle East
Oghenetoja Okoh

Oghenetoja Okoh, Ph.D.

Toja Okoh, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, sees Loyola’s core values as helping her students gain self-confidence, their sense of purpose, and social responsibility