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Begüm Adalet

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Assistant Professor, Government

Begüm Adalet is a political theorist with research and teaching interests in anti-colonial thought, transnationalism, the Cold War, development, land, and the built environment. She is the author of Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey, which locates the travels of developmental thought and infrastructures between Turkey and the United States during the early phases of the Cold War.

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  • Faculty
  • CMSP Faculty Associate
    • Critical Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Studies
      • IIJ Faculty Steering Committee