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

Critical development studies, sustainable development, agrarian transformation and agricultural policies, critical food studies, modern Turkish and Middle East political history, nationalism 


Political Movements in Turkey, Fall 2019

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


Dr. Gür completed his Ph.D. at The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. He taught at Sabancı University and The University of Texas at Austin before coming to Özyeğin University. He is the founding faculty member of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and a founding member of the Department of International Relations at Özyeğin University. Dr. Gür regularly teaches courses and conducts research on Politics in Turkey and the Middle East, Nations and Nationalism, Critical Food Studies and Agrarian Transformation.