Recent Courses

Istanbul Technical University
Earth Information Systems
Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Graduate Lecture

Previous Courses

Koç University
Human Impacts on Ancient Environments
Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Undergraduate Lecture

Northwestern University
City and Civilization in the Eastern Mediterranean
Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Undergraduate Lecture

Bahçeşehir University
Advanced Technologies in Documentation: Spatial Analysis and GIS Applications
CORE 5773/5774
Fall and Spring 2011–2102, Graduate Seminar

Arizona State University
Human Impacts on Ancient Environments
The Neolithic Revolution and Its Consequences
Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Our Human Ancestor
Instructor, Teaching Associate 2000–2010

Bilkent University
Anatolian Art and Archaeology
Introduction to Archaeology
World Prehistory
Teaching Assistant 1998–2000

Postdoctoral Research

Koç University
Senior Research Fellow
Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations
September 2011–June 2012

Bronze Age Environmental and Social Dynamics in the Upper Euphrates and Tigris Basins: This project involved the computer–based modeling of changes in socioeconomic organization and land use aspects of the Bronze Age (ca. 3,500–1,200 BC) societies in these basins in relation to changes in environmental parameters such as climate and land cover.

Arizona State University
Postdoctoral Scholar
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity and School of Human Evolution and Social Change
October 2010–September 2011

Project Description: Responsible for the statistical analyses of human behavioural and ecological modeling results of land use in Penaguila–Alcoi region of eastern Spain during the Neolithic Period (ca. 8th–7th mill. BC), under the MEDLAND Project (Director: Prof. C. Michael Barton).