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)

Orienting a Nation: The Turkish National Anthem Controversies

Peer-reviewed article accepted for publication in Music & Politics (2023)

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

Invited chapter confirmed for publication 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).

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

Under review for The Journal of the Society for American Music


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