Urban spaces, gentrification, governmentality, globalization and transnational sexualities
Basak Durgun is a PhD. student in the Cultural Studies program at George Mason University. She received her Bachelors degree from the Ohio State University, majoring in Sociology and International Studies; and her masters degree from Istanbul Bilgi University, where she wrote her thesis on "Subjectivity and Politics of Women-Loving-Women in Istanbul". Basak joined the School of Integrative Studies as a graduate teaching assistant in 2011. Since then she has taught NCLC 101: Narratives of Identity and NCLC 103: Human Creativity.