Sinan Erensü
Assistant Professor
Contact Information
(212) 359 73 19
Areas of Interest
Environmental Sociology, Political Ecology/Economy, Environmental Justice, Urban and Rural Theory, Transnational Sociology, Globalization, Development Studies, Water and Energy Infrastructures, Ethnography, Climate Change, Social Movements, Conspiracy The

Ph.D., University of Minnesota (2016)

M.Phil, University of Cambridge (2006)

B.A., Sabancı University (2005)

Selected Publications

“Neoliberal Economics in Turkey”, Oxford Handbook of Turkish Politics, Oxford University Press, (2020) (with Yahya Madra)


“Powering Neoliberalization: Energy and Politics in the Making of a New Turkey”, Energy Research and Social Science, 41: 148-157. (2018)


“Dialectics of Reform and Repression: Unpacking Turkey’s Authoritarian Turn”, the Review of Middle Eastern Studies, 52(1): 16-28. (2018) (co-authored with A. Alemdaroglu)


“Turkey’s Hydropower Renaissance: Nature, Neoliberalism and Development in the Cracks of Infrastructure” In F. Adaman et al. (eds.) Neoliberal Modernization and Economic Growth in Turkey, London: I.B. Tauris. 2017.


“The Work of a Few Trees: Gezi, Politics, and Space” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 41(1) 2017. (co-authored with O. Karaman).

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