Profile
Image: 
Title: 
Assist. Prof.
Surname: 
SÖZER
Status: 
Full-Time Academic Staff
Program: 
Political Science and International Relations
Telephone: 
3016
E-mail: 
hsozer@metu.edu.tr
Room: 
T-140
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., METU; M.A., Bogaziçi University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Research Interests: 
  • Political Anthropology
  • Anthropology of the state
  • Political geography: Borders and frontiers
  • Ethno-religious minorities
  • Ethnographic fieldwork
  • Alevi Bulgarian Turks
  • Syrian refugees in Turkey
Courses Taught: 
  • SOCL 134 Social Anthropology
  • SOCL 109 Introduction to Sociology
  • PSIR 218 Political Sociology
  • PSIR 311 Nations and Nationalism
  • PSIR 505 Research Methods for Social and Political Sciences
  • PSIR 308 Gender and Politics
Selected Publications: 
  • Sözer, H (2021) Neoliberal Küresel İnsaniyetperverliğin Yerel Tezahürleri: Türkiye’de Suriyeli Mültecilerle Çalışan İnsaniyetperverlik Aktörlerinin Anlatıları. METU Studies in Development, 48 (2), 77-110.
  • Sözer, H. (2020) Bir Çocuk İstismarı Formu Olarak Çocuk Evlilikleri: Kültüre Sığınmanın Sınırları. Sosyoloji Araştırmaları Dergisi, 23(1), 157-191.
  • Sözer, H. (2020). Humanitarianism with a neo-liberal face: vulnerability intervention as vulnerability redistribution. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 46(11), 2163-2180. (SSCI,Q1)
  • Sözer, H. (2019). Categories that blind us, categories that bind them: The deployment of vulnerability notion for Syrian refugees in Turkey. Journal of Refugee Studies.fez020, https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fez020 (SSCI,Q1)
  • Sozer, Hande (2014) Managing Invisibility: Dissimulation and Identity Management among Alevi Bulgarian Turks, Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 9004279180, 9789004279186
  • Hayden, Robert; Sozer, Hande; Tanyeri-Erdemir, Tuğba; Erdemir, Aykan (2011)"The Byzantine Mosque at Trilye: A Processual Analysis of Dominance, Sharing, Transformation and Tolerance," History and Anthropology, Volume 22, Number 1, pp. 1-17(17)