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Nilüfer Hatemi

Department/Program(s):
  • Near Eastern Studies
Position: Visiting Faculty
Title: Ertegün Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: 112 Jones Hall
Phone: 609-258-7298
Office Hours: MTh 10:00 - 12:00 and by appt.



Nilüfer Hatemi is an assistant professor of History at Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. She received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 2000. Her main research interests focus on nineteenth-century Ottoman social history and literature. She has taught at Bogazici University, Istanbul Technical University, and Kadir Has University. Hatemi teaches courses on Ottoman Turkish language, Ottoman diplomacy, autobiographies, memoirs, and diaries. Her dissertation, Mareşal Fevzi Çakmak ve Günlükleri was published in 2002 (reprinted in 2010). Her articles have appeared in the International Journal of Turkish Studies, Journal of Turkish Studies, and in various conference publications. Her most recent paper, “The Assassination of the Russian Consul at Mitrovica, 1903,” was presented at the 20th CIEPO Symposium, University of Crete, Greece, in 2012.