Associate Professor of Philosophy
Office: HU 050K
- Ph.D., Philosophy, Binghamton University, 2010
- M.A., Philosophy, Binghamton University, 2006
- B.A., Philosophy, Boğaziçi University, 2002
Areas of Specialization
- Social and Political Philosophy
- Political Theory
- Philosophy of Peace
- Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Recent Courses Taught
- PL 201: Foundations of Philosophy
- PL 210: Politics and Society
- PL 330: Social and Political Philosophy
- PL 334: Contemporary Political Philosophy
- PL 343: Philosophy of Human Rights
- PL 391: Global Justice
- HN 499: The Examined Life
- Agonistic Democracy and Political Practice (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan)
- Peace, Culture, and Violence, edited (Brill: Leiden, 2018).
- “Democracy and Peace: Is Democracy Good for Peace?,” in Peaceful Approaches for a More Peaceful World, edited by Sanjay Lal, (Leiden: Brill, 2022), pp 8-29.
- “The Triumph of Liberal Democratic Peace and the Dangers of Its Success,” in The Routledge Handbook of Pacifism and Nonviolence, edited by Andrew Fiala (London: Routledge, 2018), pp. 213-224.
- “Cultural Violence, Hegemony and Agonistic Interventions,” in Peace, Culture, and Violence, edited by Fuat Gürsözlü (Brill: Leiden, April 2018), pp. 84-105.
- “Democratic Potential of Creative Political Protest,” Critical Studies: International Journal of Humanities 3 (Fall 2017): 20-31.
- “Democracy and the Square: Recognizing the Democratic Value of Recent Public Sphere Movements,” Essays in Philosophy 16:1 (2015): 26-42.