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Gozde Mercan
University of Toronto
Occupation
Assistant Professor
Contact
Secondary Phone: +1 416 978 3524
4 Bancroft Avenue, Room 310
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1C1
Canada
ABOUT
I have been working as an assistant professor of modern Turkish language and linguistics, in the teaching stream at the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations of the University of Toronto since September 2020. I got my PhD in cognitive sciences with a major in linguistics and a minor in psychology from Middle East Technical University. My research interests include Turkish linguistics; language pedagogy; experimental psycholinguistics; the processing of Turkish morpho-syntax by mono-, bi-, and multilingual speakers; and Turkish as a foreign and heritage language. I have taught and carried out research at various universities including Harvard, the University of Oslo, the University of Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, and the Middle East Technical University, Bilkent, Hacettepe, and Ufuk Universities in Turkey. I am passionate about teaching Turkish and studying how individuals produce, comprehend, use, and learn this language.
Discipline
Language
Sub Areas
Turkish
Turkic Languages
Turkish Studies
Education
Language Acquisition
Pedagogy
Education
Geographic Areas of Interest
Turkey
North America
Europe
Specialties
Teaching And Learning Turkish Language
Turkish As A Heritage Language
Bi-/multilingual Language Processing
Languages
Turkish (native)
English (advanced)
French (advanced)
Spanish (intermediate)
German (elementary)
Norwegian (elementary)
Greek (elementary)
Education
PhD | 2012 | Cognitive Science | Middle East Technical University
MPhil | 2005 | Foreign Language Teaching | University of Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle
BA | 2004 | Translation and Interpreting | Bilkent University
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