I am a second year graduate student in the School of Anthropology with a minor in geosciences. Although my previous fieldwork experience has inspired my passion for Paleoindian archaeology, I am now most interested in geoarchaeological research. Specifically, I would like to use soil and stratigraphic profiles, the paleolake record, and proxy indicators of paleoenvironment (e.g. stable isotopes...
Research topics: media, family, religion, secularism, governmentality, biopolitics
2011 Wenner Gren, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant (to support my research titled, "Governing the Family
through Television: Neoliberalism, Secularism and Islamic Broadcasting in Turkey")
2010 Social Science Research Council, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (under the research field "...