I am a Ph.D. student with specializations in family, gender, religion, and quantitative methods. I received my M.A. in sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013. My Master’s thesis, “Cultural Factors and Division of Housework in Turkey,” analyzed the effects of gender egalitarianism and religious factors on the division of housework in Turkey using the Turkey Demographic and Health Survey 2008 (TDHS – 2008) dataset. Prior to that, I received my B.A. in Sociology at Afyonkocatepe University in Turkey in 2009.
I am a Graduate student with a scholarship from the Turkish Government that covers the expenses of my Master’s and Ph. Degrees. My teaching interests are in family and quantitative method classes.
Combining my interests in family, religion, and methods, my dissertation research will focus on the effect of secularization on population growth and changes in family size.
M.A.: University of Texas at San Antonio