College of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Ahmet S. Akturk

Assistant Professor of History (2013).Akturk

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

Upper-Level Courses:

  • HIST 3532 The Modern Middle East
  • HIST 3250 The Muslim World to Tamerlane
  • HIST 3521 Muslim World from Genghis Khan

Contact Information: 

Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: #2004, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: (912) 478-5776
Email: aakturk@georgiasouthern.edu
Fax: (912) 478-0377

Selected Publications: 

Current Research:

  • Kurdish Nationalism and the Bedirkhan Family in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Last updated: 9/29/2018

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY • Hawes Hall # 110, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419-1997 •
Interdisciplinary Academic Building, #3007, P.O. Box 8054, Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-4478