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Academic experience

  • 3/2016 - current: Research fellow/Postdoc on the project RESIBES - Resilienz durch Helfernetzwerke zur Bewältigung von Krisen und Katastrophen 
  • 11/2015-04/2016: Teaching fellow, University College Freiburg (UCF)
  • 02/2015: Awarded the degree PhD

Thesis titleAvian flu mobilities. Following bio(in)security in Turkey and beyond, TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo

Trial lecture titleOn the Politics of Cause and Blame: How can STS and a Topological Approach Contribute to Understand Disease Outbreaks?    

  • 10/2006 -12/2013: Research fellow, TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo 
  • 8/2002 - 9/2003: M.A. Society, Science and Technology in Europe (ESST), University of Oslo / Istanbul Technical University

Thesis titleTechnological Solutions to Industrial Pollution: An Empirical Analysis of Implementation of Wastewater Treatment Technology in the Turkish Textile Industry

  • 8/1998 - 12/2001: Cand.mag. Social anthropology (University of Oslo), Social sciences (Stavanger University College), and Development studies (Agder University College)



University College Freiburg, (UCF) B.A. level

  • WS 2015/2016 and SS 2016: Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and issue formation, University College Freiburg (UCF)


University of Oslo, M.A. level:

Course coordination, module responsibility and teaching: 

  • Spring 2007 and 2008: Science and Politics in Controversies on Nature
  • Autumn 2009:  Actor Network Theory and Expertise
  • Autumn 2008:  Politics of Knowledge


Teaching in seminars: 

  • Autumn 2011: Multi-Sited Ethnographic Fieldwork
  • Spring 2009: Scientific Citizenship
  • Spring 2009: Scientific Governance
  • Autumn 2007: STS and Political Interventions


Grants and awards



  • Norwegian, English, German, Turkish (basic)