William and Mary

Gul  Ozyegin

Associate Professor, Sociology and Women's Studies

Office : Morton Hall 319
Email : [[gxozye]]
Office Phone : 757-221-1946
Office Hours : Fall: Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Fax : 757-221-1946

Areas of Specialization

Gender and Sexuality, Sociology of Work and Occupations, Muslim Cultures, Comparative Sociology, and Globalization


B.S. in Sociology, METU, Turkey
M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology, Temple University

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

Fellow-in-Residence. The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences. Wassenar, the Netherlands.  2006-2007

Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence, 2011

Funding award from the Faculty Interdisciplinary Initiatives, Mellon Foundation. 2012


Gul Ozyegin is the author of Untidy Gender, published by Temple University, and Facades for New Desires: Sex, Love, and Selfhood among Young Turks (in press, NYU). Her work appeared in edited volumes and she has published articles in such journals as European Journal of Women’s Studies, and Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation, and Culture. Recently she edited a volume on Gender and Sexuality in Muslim Cultures for Ashgate Press (forthcoming). Her current research projects explores intersections of gender and generations among different generations of Turks in Germany.