Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr


Assistant Professor


History, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006


Middle Eastern Studies in conjunction with Anthropology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000


Political Science and Public Administration in conjunction with Sociology, Middle East Technical University, 1996

High School

İzmir Atatürk High School

Research Areas

Urban and rural sociology, political, social, economic, and cultural history of modern Turkey, modern Middle East, food security


Political Movements in Turkey, Fall 2019

Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution, Fall 2019


Dr. Faik Gür completed his PhD at The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. He taught at Sabanci University and The University of Texas at Austin before coming to Özyeğin University.

Dr. Gür regularly teaches courses and conducts research on History of Turkish Modernization, Nations and Nationalisms, Food Security, Historical Sociology, as well as Rural and Urban Sociology.