Former Education: BA in Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University, Minor in International Relations at Koç University
Research interests: Archaeology of Human Remains, Physical Anthropology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Heritage Diplomacy and Policy
Dissertation Title: Legislative, Ethical and Museological Issues regarding Archaeological Human Remains in Turkey
Former Education: BA in Mediterranean and Northwest European Archaeology, Minor in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing
Research interests: Landscape Archaeology, GIS applications, Archaeological method, Network and Quantative analyses in archaeology.
Dissertation Title: Using GIS in Neolithic Anatolia: An intra-settlement analysis of use and abandonment phases at Barcın Höyük.
Former Education: BA in Manufacturing Systems and Industrial Engineering at Sabanci University
Research Interests: Late Ottoman Architecture, Contemporary Art, Modern Art
Former Education: BA in Restoration and Conservation of Movable Cultural Assets at Istanbul University
Research interests: Interactions between Europe and the Ottoman Empire, Traveling artists, Visual Culture of the Eighteenth Century
Former Education: BA in Art History at Columbia University
Research interests: Medieval Islamic art and architecture, sacred spaces, cultural exchange in Central Asia
Former Education: BA in Archaeology at Bilkent University
Research Interests: Maritime Archaeology; Bronze Age Aegean and East Mediterranean; Maritime Cultural Landscape; Bronze Age Western Anatolia; Bronze Age Pottery; Material Culture; Cultural Interaction for Maritime Civilizations, Sea Trade.
Former Education: BA in Archaeology in Bilkent University (Turkey)
Research interests: Temple Architecture, Middle Bronze Age, Late Bronze Age, The Hittites, Assyrian Colony Period, Near Eastern Archaeology
Dissertation title: Changes in Temple Architecture from the Middle Bronze Age to the Late Bronze Age in Anatolia.
Former Education: BA in History at Boğaziçi University (Istanbul)
Research interests: Cultural and artistic interactions between the Ottoman Empire and Europe; Early Modern history; European art; Italian art; Ottoman visual culture
Dissertation Title: Depicting the Triumph of the Cross: Symbolic representations of the Battle of Lepanto in Italian art
Former Education: BA in Business Administration at Koç University
Research interests: Late Byzantine Art and Architecture, Western Art and Architecture, Constantinople
Dissertation Title: The Genoese artistic and architectural development in Galata during the late medieval age in Constantinople
Former Education: BA (Hons) in History at Nanyang University
Research Interests: Ottoman Photography; Late Ottoman Art and Visual Culture; History of Photography; Ottoman Photography in Museums and Exhibitions; Museum Presentations as Visual Culture; Social Inclusion in Museums
Former Education: BA in Classics at Università degli Studi di Catania (Italy); MA in Archaeology at Università degli Studi di Catania (Italy).
Research Interests: Archaeology of Performance; Archaeology of Religion; Bronze Age Anatolia; Bronze Age Mesopotamia; Middle Bronze Age and Late Bronze Age Western Anatolia; Archaeometallurgy; Ancient mining and metal production; Craft production; Archaeometry.
Former Education: BA in Classical Civilizations and Art Studio at Wellesley College (USA); MA in Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage Management at Koç University (Turkey)
Research interests: Cultural Heritage; Critical Heritage; People-based Heritage; Contemporary Heritage; Migration; Mobility; Social Practice; Socially Engaged Art; Contemporary Art; Community Engagement; Participation; Mediterranean Civilizations
Dissertation Title: Cultural Heritage, Creative Practice & Community: Activating Migratory Heritage through Socially Engaged Art
Former Education: BA in Translation and Interpretation Studies at Boğaziçi University (Turkey); MA in Archaeology at Koç University (Turkey)
Research interests: Anatolian Archaeology; Prehistory; Neolithic Period; Chalcolithic Period; Craft Specialization; Paleodermatoglyphics; Pottery production; Archaeological Theory; Gender Archaeology
Dissertation Title: Shaping Clay, Transmission of Knowledge: Division of Labor in the 7th and 6th Millennia in Western Anatolia
Former Education: BFA & BArch at The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (USA); MA in Environment and Development at The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London (UK).
Research Interests: Cultural Heritage, Contested Heritage, Museology, Museum Education, Museum Architecture, Peace Studies.
Dissertation Title: Healing Through New Museology on the Contested Island of Cyprus
Former Education: BS in Industrial Design and MA in History of Architecture at Middle East Technical University (Turkey); MSt in Classical Archaeology at University of Oxford (UK)
Research Interests: History of Archaeology, Politics and Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Memory Studies, Classical Archaeology, Architectural History, History of Modern Architecture, Architecture and Travel, History of Modern Turkey.
Dissertation Title: Between Place, Archaeology, and Memory: Heritage of Classical Antiquity in Turkey
Former Education: BA in English Language and Literature at Istanbul University, BA in Latin Language and Literature (double major) at Istanbul University, MA in Arts Management at Yeditepe University
Research Interests: Ottoman Photography; Women Artists; Late Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Cultural Scene; Mutual Influences in Ottoman and European Art; Interactions Between Music and Visual Arts
Former Education: BA in Archaeology and History of Art at Bilkent University (Ankara,Turkey); MA in Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey).
Research Interests: Pottery Production Technology, 2nd millennium BC Painted Pottery, Bronze Age Anatolia, Archaeology of the Ancient Near East
Technological, Functional, and Stylistic Analysis of Syro-Cilician Ware from the Amuq Valley and its Neighboring Regions
Former Education: BA in History at Boğaziçi University, MA in Political Science at European University at Saint Petersburg, MA in History at Boğaziçi University
Research Interests: Nineteenth-century painting in the Ottoman and Russian empires, cultural encounter between the Russian and Ottoman empires in the nineteenth century, the Orientalism in art, the history painting in nineteenth-century Europe
Former Education: BA in İstanbul University Classical Archaeology Department with a double Major in Ancient Greek Language and Literature ; MA in Classical Archaeology in İstanbul University
Research Interest: Classical Archaeology, Greek and Latin Epigraphy, Ancient Religion and Cults, Iconography, Greek and Roman urbanism in Asia Minor
Dissertation Title: Cults and Religious Life in Pamphylia from Archaic to the Late Antique Period
Former education: BA in Social and Political Sciences at Sabancı University; MA in History at Sabancı University; MA in Medieval Studies at Central European University; MA in Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage Management at Koç University; MA in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University
Research interests: Early modern Ottoman history, court culture, art and architecture; eunuchs and gender
Dissertation title: The architectural patronage of Ottoman court eunuchs and their role in Ottoman cultural production (15th–18th centuries)
Former Education: MA in Art History at Koç University (Turkey); MBA in Finance at Cass Business School, City University (UK); BSc in Industrial Engineering at Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)
Research interests: Byzantine Art History; Byzantine Monumental Painting; Byzantine Religious Iconography; Crusader Art; Artistic and Cultural Interactions in the Medieval Mediterranean; Historiography of Byzantine Studies; Oral History
Dissertation Title: Being a Byzantinist in Turkey: The Past and the Present of Byzantine Studies in Turkey
Former Education: BA in Architectural Studies and BA in Visual Arts at Brown University (USA); MA in Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage Management at Koç University (Turkey)
Research interests: Cultural Heritage; Byzantine and Ottoman Architectural History; Historiography; Medieval and Early Modern Fortifications; Cultural Landscapes; Sustainability in Cultural Heritage Management; Digital Humanities; Digital Technologies in Cultural Heritage Sites and Museums
Dissertation Title: History of a Cultural Landscape: The Upper Rumeli Kavak Fortress on the Bosphorus (tentative)
Former Education: BA in Political Sciences at Marmara University; MA in International Relations at University of Paris II – Panthéon-ASSAS.
Research Interests: Auditory History, Sound Studies, Cultural Heritage, 19th Century Ottoman Empire.
Former Education: MA in Architectural History at the Middle East Technical University; BA in Architecture at the Middle East Technical University
Research interests: Islamic painting, Late Ottoman art and architecture, Arts of the book, Photographs of Mecca and Medina
Dissertation Title: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Representations of the Islamic Pilgrimage and Visitation Sites in the Ottoman Empire
Former Education: BA in Archaeology at Ege University, MA in Classical Archaeology at Ege University
Research Interests: Anatolian Archaeology; Late Bronze Age – Early Iron Age Transition; Ancient Religion and Ritual Practices; Iron Age Anatolia; Sanctuaries and Cult; Interactions between cultures; Iconography.
Dissertation Title: The Cult of Artemis at Klaros in Relation with the Worship of the Goddess in Western Anatolia and Greece
Former Education: BA in Anthropology & BA in Anthropology at New York University (New York, NY); MA in Archaeology at Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey).
Research interests: Funerary Archaeology, Bronze Age Anatolia, Near Eastern Archaeology
Dissertation Title: Identity and Changing Funerary Rituals at Tell Atchana, Ancient Alalakh: Mortuary and Isotopic Analyses
Former education: BA in International Relations at Torino University (Italy), MA (Hons) in Archaeology at Bologna University (Italy)
Research interests: Middle Bronze Age, Late Bronze Age, Early Iron Age, Hittite Period, Urartu, interactions between Mesopotamia and Anatolia
Former Education: BA in Ancient Greek Language and Literature at Istanbul University, MA in History of Art at Istanbul University
Research Interests: Byzantine Art and Architecture, Urbanism and Urban Transition, Historical Topography
Dissertation Title: Historical Topography of Xanthos in the Byzantine Period