About

Zeynep Oguz is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at the City University of New York, the Graduate Center. Situated in political anthropology, environmental humanities, and science and technology studies (STS), her research examines the territorial and temporal politics, imaginaries, and contestations that are generated through geological knowledge, the subterranean, and oil exploration in Turkey’s Kurdistan. Zeynep will serve as a two-year postdoctoral fellow in environmental humanities at Northwestern University starting in Fall 2019, continuing to investigate how geological formations are entangled with political formations in Turkey.