past and future


A Discipline for the Nation: Turkish Classical Music Choirs in History and Practice

Ph.D. dissertation in Ethnomusicology, Harvard University (expected 2024)

The Zildjian Cymbal: Lineages of Blood and Alloy and the Reckoning of Modern Time

Accepted for publication by Journal of the Society for American Music


Cultural Diplomacy Despite the State: Mobility and Agency of State and Amateur Musicians in Turkish Classical Music Choirs

In: Music and Cultural Diplomacy in the Middle East: Geopolitical Re- Configurations for the 21st Century, Eds. Maria Rijo Lopes da Cunha, Jonathan H. Shannon, Virginia Danielson, and Søren Møller Sørensen (Palgrave Macmillan): 93-121. 


Orienting a Nation: The Turkish National Anthem Controversies

“Orienting a Nation: The Turkish National Anthem Controversies,” Music & Politics 17(2): 1 -30. 


Producing and Transgressing the Family: State, Kinship, and China’s Uyghurs

Lidé města / Urban People, Volume 23(2): 135-166


River-Crabbed Shitizens and Missing Knives: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Trends in Chinese Language Use Online as a Result of Censorship

Applied Linguistics Review, Volume 6(1): 97–120

"Mutual Empowerment? Examining the Power Relationship Between Overseas Filipino Workers and the Motherland," in 

Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs 2(1): 98-121