Z. Umut Türem

Z. Umut Türem,
Assistant Professor

The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History
Bogaziçi University
34342 Bebek-Istanbul / Turkey

E-mail: 
umut.turem@boun.edu.tr

Phone: 
+90-212-359 48 75

Fax: 
+90-212-265 80 03 (Atatürk Institute)

EDUCATION

Ph.D. 2010 - New York University, Institute for Law and Society
Dissertation: “Engineering Neoliberalism in the Global South: Politics of
Competition and Regulatory Reform in Turkey.”

M.A. 2001 - Sociology, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
Thesis title : “Globalization of Law and the Legal Profession in Turkey.”

B.A. 1999 - Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University, Turkey.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
  • Research Fellow in “Global Governance, Law and Social Thought”, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University (2009-2010)
  • Undergraduate Instructor:

New York University:
Politics of Administrative Law (Fall 2008)
Law and Society (Spring 2007)
Global Sweatshop (Spring 2003)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst:
Law and Culture in America (Fall 2010/Spring 2011)
Global Sweatshops (Fall 2010/Spring 2011)
Politics of Global Legal Reform (Fall 2010/Spring 2011)

PUBLICATIONS

“A Clock Setting Institute for the Market Age: The Politics of Importing “Competition” to Turkey” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1 (2011)

“Accounting for Accountability in Neoliberal Regulatory Regimes,” co-authored with Christine B. Harrington, in Public Accountability, Designs, Dilemmas and Experiences, ed. Michael Dowdle, Cambridge University Press (2006)

“Entrepreneurs, Democracy and Citizenship in Turkey”, co-authored with Ziya Öniş, Comparative Politics, Vol. 34, No. 4 (2002) (Also published as European University Institute Working Paper, RSC No. 2001/48 (2001).)

“European Union Enlargement: Power Distribution Implications of the New Arrangements”, coauthored with Fuad Aleskerov, Gamze Avcı and Viatcheslav Iakouba, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 41, No. 3 (2002)

“Business, Globalization and Democracy: A Comparative Analysis of Turkish Business Associations”, co-authored with Ziya Öniş, Turkish Studies, Vol. 2, No, 2 (2001)

“European Union Enlargement and Power Distribution in the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament: The Case of the Turkish Application”, co-authored with Fuad Aleskerov and Gamze Avcı, New Perspectives on Turkey, Vol 21 (2000)

 

Miscellaneous Publications:

“Turkey”, co-authored with Dicle Kogacioglu, in The Encyclopedia of Law and Society:

American and Global Perspectives ed. David Clark, Sage Publications (2007)

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Selected Seminars and Invited Conference Papers:

“Producing ‘the Market’ in Turkey: The Work of Competition Law Reforms in the Global South”

paper presented at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, June 2-5, 2011

“‘Law and Economics’ of Competition Policy Reform in Turkey: A Critical Perspective”
European Political Economy and Society in the World 2nd Midterm Workshop, Oxford Brookes University, September 12-14, 2008

“Accounting for Accountability in Neoliberal Regulatory Regimes,” co-authored with Christine B. Harrington, presented at The Practice of Law and Development: Socio-Legal Approaches, Cornell University, April 18-20, 2004

“Globalization of Law and the Legal Professionals in Turkey” presented at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, June 5-8, 2003

“Entrepreneurs, Democracy and Citizenship in Turkey”, co-authored with Ziya Öniş, presented at The Second Mediterranean Social and Political Research Meeting, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence, Italy, March 21-25, 2001

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Selected participant “Regulating the World Society: Law, Governance, and the Quest for Global Justice” Summer Institute at Wissenchaftskolleg zu, Berlin, July 11-25, 2011 / Indiana
University, Bloomington, July 2012.

Graduate Student Workshop Grant, Law and Society Association (2005)

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Pre-dissertation Summer Fellowship, New York
University (2004)

McCracken Fellowship, New York University (2001-2006)