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Visiting Assistant Professor
Begum Adalet received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania with specializations in political theory and comparative politics. She held an ACLS/Mellon Completion Fellowship in 2013. She also received a BA from Swarthmore College and an MA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Adalet is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the construction of modernization theory in a series of social scientific, infrastructural, and architectural laboratories in Turkey during the early phases of the Cold War.