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Merve Tabur

Merve Tabur
252 Burrowes Bldg.
Office Phone: (814) 863-1125


  1. MA Comparative Literature, Dartmouth College, 2014
  2. MA History, Boğaziçi University, 2011
  3. BA Sociology and History, Boğaziçi University, 2008


Merve Tabur is a 4th-year PhD candidate in Comparative Literature. Her dissertation examines engagements with questions of globalization, futurity, and the anthropocene in post-1980s Turkish, Arabic, and Anglophone speculative fiction. Her other research interests include visual and popular culture in the Middle East, posthumanism, and transnational feminism. Merve also works as a professional translator and has translated several academic books and articles from English into Turkish.