Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tanfer Emin Tunç


Tel: +90 (312) 297 85 00 (x 131)


PhD: Department of History, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2005.

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2001.

MA: Department of History, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2000.

BA: Department of History, Honors College, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1998.

Teaching and Research Areas: American Social History, American Cultural Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Transnational American Studies, Medical Humanities.

Recent Web of Science (SSCI/AHCI) Indexed Articles:

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. "Manifest Destiny's Child: Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade and the Literature of American Empire." Children's Literature in Education 48.3 (2017): 245-261.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “Food on the Borderlands: Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary and the Kentucky Home Front, 1860–1862.” War and Society 36.2 (2017): 81–97.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “This Side of Sexuality: Reproductive Discourse in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald.” The F. Scott Fitzgerald Review 13.1 (2015): 184–201.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “Eating in Survival Town: Food in 1950s Atomic America.” Cold War History 15.2 (2015): 179–200.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “We’re what we are because of the Past: History, Memory, Nostalgia, and Identity in Walter Sullivan’s The Long, Long Love.American Studies in Scandinavia 46.2 (2015): 17–36.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “The De(con)struction of Black/White Binaries: Critiques of Passing in Charles Waddell Chesnutt’s 'The Wife of His Youth' and Other Stories of Color Line." Callaloo 37.3 (2014): 676–691.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “‘The Game is the Double Game’: Medical Discourse in Tennessee Williams’s The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond.” Literature and Medicine 32.1 (2014): 169–192.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “Caroline Gordon’s Ghosts: The Women on the Porch as Southern Gothic Literature.” The Southern Literary Journal 46.1 (2013): 78–95.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “Rivers of the Body: Fluidity as a Reproductive Metaphor in American Feminist (Post) Confessional Ecopoetry.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 42.2 (2013): 113–139.

Tunc, Tanfer Emin. “Less Sugar, More Warships: Food as American Propaganda in the First World War.” War in History 19.2 (2012): 193–216.