Sumeyra Aydemir

Course Title: Sociology and Research Methods

Sumeyra Aydemir is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Modern Middle East History from University of California, San Diego. She’s also an instructor at UC Extension and former high school teacher. She has several years of experience as a Research Assistant for Columbia University and educational consulting firms in New York City.

  • BA in International Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • MA in Sociology and Education Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • PhD in Modern Middle East History, University of California, San Diego, CA (in process)
  • Academic Instructor, UCSD Extension (2017-present)
  • High School World History and Global Studies Teacher (2015-2016)
  • Aydemir, S. (2014) The global farms race: Land grabs, agricultural investment, and the scramble for food. Columbia Journal of International Affairs, 67 (2)
  • Aydemir, S. (2013) Women on Corporate Boards and in Top Management: European Trends and Policy. Columbia Journal of International Affairs, 67(1)
  • Aydemir, S. (2011) Reinstating the Ottomans: Alternative Balkan Modernities 1800-1912, Journal of Ottoman Studies, 37(invited)