Dr. Ahmet S. Akturk
Assistant Professor of History (2013).
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2004; M.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2006; Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2013.
Teaching and Research Interests: Modern Middle East, Islamic Civilization, World History since 1500
- HIST 3532 The Modern Middle East
- HIST 3250 The Muslim World to Tamerlane
- HIST 3521 Muslim World from Genghis Khan
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
Office: #2004, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: (912) 478-5776
Fax: (912) 478-0377
- “The Development of Kurdish National Movement in Turkey from Mahmud II to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk” in Routledge Handbook on the Kurds, edited by Michael M. Gunter (London and New York: Routledge, 2019), 62-75.
- “Fez, Brimmed Hat, and Kum û Destmal: Evolution of Kurdish National Identity from the Late Ottoman Empire to Modern Turkey and Syria,” Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, 4:1 (May 2017): 157-187.
- “Female Cousins and Wounded Masculinity: Kurdish Nationalist Discourse in the Post-Ottoman Middle East,” Middle Eastern Studies, 52:1 (January 2016): 46-59.
- “Arabs in Kemalist Turkish Historiography,” Middle Eastern Studies 46, no. 5 (2010): 633-653.
- Kurdish Nationalism and the Bedirkhan Family in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Last updated: 9/29/2018