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Nur Duru

Course Title: Animating Narratives: Disney, Documentaries, & Designing College Personal Statements

Nur Duru is an instructor for the Muir College Writing Program with UC San Diego and a grader at the University of Texas, Austin. She received her Masters of Arts in History from UC San Diego in 2017. While studying at UC San Diego, Nur also minored in Modern Jewish History and Global History. She has designed courses on Middle Eastern History and Cultural Imperialism. She has earned various awards throughout the years and was active in student organizations.

  • M.A. in History, University of California, San Diego, CA (2017)
  • M.A. in History, Bilkent University, Turkey (2012)
  • B.A. in International Relations with Honors, Gazi University, Turkey (2007)
  • Grader, University of Texas, Austin, TX (2019 – present)
  • Instructor, University of California, San Diego, CA (2014 – present)
  • 2015 Department of History Summer Travel Grant, University of California, San Diego
  • 2015 Friends of the International Center Fellowship, University of California, San Diego
  • 2014 Department of History Summer Travel Grant, University of California, San Diego