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İpek K. Yosmaoğlu

Associate Professor in the Department of History

Ph.D. Princeton University
Curriculum Vitae

İpek K. Yosmaoğlu (PhD Princeton, 2005) is an associate professor of History at Northwestern University, and the author of Blood Ties:  Religion, Violence, and the Politics of Nationhood, 1878-1908 (Cornell University Press, 2015).  Her research and teaching interests include nationalism, political violence, genocide and ethnic cleansing at the intersection of empire and nation states. She is currently working on a project about the historical evolution of the Turkish state’s minority policies with a focus on Ottoman (and subsequently Turkish) Jewish communities from the late nineteenth century until the beginning of the multi-party regime in Turkey in the 1950s.  She is also preparing a volume co-edited with Kerem Öktem of the University of Graz, Austria, on Turkish-Jewish diasporas.

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