Emre Erol | Academic Director / Faculty Member
Sabanci University

Emre Erol, Academic Director / Faculty Member, Sabanci University

Emre Erol is currently fulfilling his duty as the Director of Foundations Development at Sabancı University; a unit coordinating the unique core-curriculum system of Sabancı University, one of the highest ranking institutions in Turkey, for all undergraduate students. He is involved with curriculum building, digitization, and initiatives for excellence in teaching. He designs and delivers teaching packages for professionals, NGOs, and he is involved with civic involvement activities that aims to make education accessible for underprivileged groups.   He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Sabancı University, in Social and Political Sciences, and in History respectively. In 2014, he received his PhD in Middle Eastern Studies from Leiden University in the Netherlands and his dissertation is published as a book titled The Ottoman Crisis in Western Anatolia / Turkey’s Belle Époque and the Transition to a Modern Nation State by I.B. Tauris in 2016. He worked at Leiden University between 2009 – 2016 in the School of Middle Eastern Studies, the International Studies and the International Honours College at the Hague (LUC). He thought graduate and undergraduate level courses in the fields of history, area studies, political science and philosophy. Since 2016, he has been a faculty member in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University.   His research covers topics such as economic and social history of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, European-Ottoman encounters and diplomacy, personal histories and ego-documents of the Young Turks, history of migrations in the Ottoman Empire, history of socialisms and nationalisms in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, history of port-towns and port-cities in the Eastern Mediterranean, digital humanities and world history. He has done consultancy work for international organizations including UNESCO and The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR).

Personal web pages:  LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emre-erol-53929522/?originalSubdomain=tr Academia: https://sabanciuniv.academia.edu/EmreErol


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