Fall 2021

Section 0368 of SOC30
Race and Ethnic Relations -- : Aug 16 - Dec 10 2021
This section is offered fully online. All students are welcome to enroll in this class and this section will have extra support for the Lanzamiento initiative, designed to support academic achievement among Latinx and first-generation college students. Students who enroll in Lanzamiento sections have dedicated resources available to them, including: academic counseling, peer tutoring and success coaching, library support, mental health services, financial aid workshops, and opportunities to learn about transferring to a four-year university. Themes of bilingualism, transnational experiences, immigrant communities, Latinx authorship, academic scholarship, and activism are relevant to the Lanzamiento initiative. More information is available on the Lanzamientowebpage.

Section 1811 of SOC30
Race and Ethnic Relations -- : Aug 16 - Dec 10 2021
This section is offered fully online.

Section 2113 of SOC30
Race and Ethnic Relations -- : Aug 16 - Dec 10 2021
This section is offered fully online.

Section 2116 of SOC10
Close Relationships and Family Life -- : Aug 16 - Dec 10 2021
This section is offered fully online.

Section 2118 of SOC10
Close Relationships and Family Life -- : Aug 16 - Dec 10 2021
This section is offered fully online.

Summer 2021

Section 8813 of SOC30
Race and Ethnic Relations -- : Jun 14 - Jul 25 2021
This section is offered fully online.

Section 9862 of SOC30
Race and Ethnic Relations -- : Jun 14 - Jul 25 2021
This section is offered fully online.

No office hours

2009, Ph.D. in Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, U.S.A.

2003, M.A. in Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, U.S.A.

2000, M.Sc. in Political Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, U.K.

1999, B.A. in International Relations, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

1995, Sankt Georg Austrian High School, Istanbul, Turkey

Academic Experience

2012- current, Santa Rosa Junior College, Sociology Instructor 

2009-2012, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver CO, Affiliate Faculty in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Behavioral Science

2010, Regis University, Denver CO, Adjunct Faculty in the Sociology Department

2009, Community College of Aurora, Aurora CO, Adjunct Faculty in the Social Sciences Division

2008-2009, Gainesville State College, Watkinsville GA, Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Social Sciences Division

2007, Emory University, Atlanta GA, Visiting Faculty, Sociology Department

Courses taught: 

Introduction to Sociology

Family in Transition

Social Problems 

Prejudice and Discrimination 

Race and Ethnic Relations 

Mass Media and Social Behavior

Sociology of Gender 

Gender in the Middle East

Politics and Power