Selected Alumni Profiles

Adam Mestyan

November 18, 2019

Adam Mestyan completed his PhD at CEU in 2011, and he is currently Assistant Professor of History at Duke University. Previous to his appointment he was Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University and taught in the Middle East Centre of St Antony's College, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.

Roxana Maria Aras

November 17, 2019

Roxana Maria Aras (MA, CEU 2015; currently PhD student in the Anthro-History Department at the University of Michigan). 

Tyler Conklin

November 17, 2019

Tyler Conklin (CEU MA 2014, Currently at Yale University for a PhD in History (Early Modern Middle East) since 2014), After Completing my BA at the University of Minnesota in History I enrolled in the two-year MA History program at CEU. CEU's excellent scholarly environment, including both fellow students and faculty, greatly prepared me for my further endeavors in academia which I am currently pursuing at Yale University.

Alexander Semyonov

November 17, 2019

Alexander M. Semyonov (MA '98, Ph.D. '06) is currently Professor and Chair, of the Department of History of National Research University-Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg.

Y. Doğan Çetinkaya

November 14, 2019

Y. Doğan Çetinkaya defended his MA thesis at CEU in 2004. He is currently a faculty member at Istanbul University. After CEU, he received his PhD at Leiden University (Netherlands) in 2010. In 2017 he became the vice-president of History Foundation, the largest independent organisation of historians in Turkey. He gives lectures and organises workshops in Free University-Istanbul since 2010. In 2012-2013 he was a visiting scholar at Panteion University in Athens.