Dr. Oğuz Alyanak

Dr. Oğuz Alyanak received his PhD from Washington University in St. Louis and joins CeMIS as a postdoctoral fellow with a scholarship from the VW Foundation. Oğuz is a cultural anthropologist of modern Turkey and Turkish migration to Europe with over 16 months of fieldwork experience in the receiving and sending contexts, Strasbourg (France), Kehl (Germany), and Kayseri (Turkey). His dissertation research is on the negotiation of Islamic morality and masculinity in a borderland geography that generates moral anxieties.