Core Faculty

Kemal Silay

Kemal Silay

Director, Turkish Flagship Program

Director, Turkish Studies Program

Ottoman and Modern Turkish Endowed Chair Professor

Professor, Turkish Language and Literature

Professor, Central Eurasian Studies

  • ksilay@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-5227
  • Global and International Studies Building 3023

Research Interests
Ottoman philology; Ottoman court poetry; feminisms in Turkey and the Middle East; Turkish popular culture; Turkish oral literature; postmodernism; social informatics

Sibel Ariogul Crum

Sibel Ariogul Crum

Lecturer, Central Eurasian Studies

  • sariogul@indiana.edu
  • (812) 856-5613
  • Global and International Studies Building 3021

Research Interests
language pedagogy, foreign language teacher training, critical languages in the U.S., immersion education

Zeynep Elbasan

Zeynep Elbasan

Lecturer, Tutoring Coordinator, Overseas Curriculum Advisor, Central Eurasian Studies

  • zelbasan@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-5022
  • Global and International Studies Building 3005