Doctoral Student

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  • Nil Uzun
  • Email: nuzun@sociology.rutgers.edu
  • Nil Uzun is interested in global sociology, sociology of speed, sociology of knowledge and sociology of science. She holds a B.A. in economics from Bogazici University (Istanbul), an MA in cultural studies from Sabanci University (Istanbul), and an MA in social anthropology from Central European University (Budapest). Nil has been working on multiple different topics, including transnational networks of human rights organizations in Argentina and Turkey, the representations of ‘Middle East women’ in Western contemporary art, andthe sociology of academic knowledge production in area studies scholarship. Her dissertation examines the geopolitics of computing speed and the global race for the fastest supercomputers.