Seda Oz, Teaching Assistant
213 Memorial Hall
Seda Oz received her BA degree in English Language and Literature, and her pedagogical proficiency certificate in ESL Teaching from Istanbul University. She received her MA degree in British Cultural Studies at Hacettepe University with the thesis entitled "A Bakhtinian Analysis of Robinsonades: Literary and Cinematic Adaptations of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe." Seda worked as a coordinator in the fundraising department of Greenpeace Mediterranean from 2008 to 2009, and then served as a project expert at the Global Libraries Initiative of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2013 to 2016. During this time, she also participated in voluntary activities in NGO's, such as Unite for Literacy. After a year of PhD studies in Communication Sciences at Hacettepe University, she is continuing her PhD studies at the University of Delaware's Department of English.
Her main interest is adaptation studies with a special emphasis on Mikhail Bakhtin and its usage in the expansion of the field to create a theoretical framework that can be used as a common language which also maintains the plasticity that will enable the merging or interoperability of ideological and structural approaches.
First Year at UD
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