Tanfer Emin Tunç

Tanfer Emin Tunç is an associate professor in the Department of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University, Ankara. She holds a PhD in American History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and specializes in Women’s Studies (with an emphasis on sexuality and reproduction), American Social History, American Cultural Studies, and Transnational American Studies. She is the co-editor of five books and author of two books and numerous book chapters, reference book entries, and book reviews. Her journal articles have appeared in internationally-renowned publications such as Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, Foreign Literature Studies, Journal of Women’s History, and Literature and Medicine. She has published extensively on women writers, including Willa Cather, Lucille Clifton, Caroline Gordon, Lillian Hellman, Margaret Mitchell, L.M. Montgomery, and Wendy Wasserstein, as well as on American Modernists such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. She is currently Vice President of the American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) and a Board Member of the European Association for American Studies (EAAS).