I am currently a first-year Ph.D. Student in ASPECT program  (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought) at Virginia Tech. I have been working as an instructor of record at the Department of Political Science since Spring 2019 and teaching “International Relations” at VT. I am also a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of International Relations at Middle East Technical University in Turkey. My research interests are broadly Critical IR Theories, Security Studies, and Migration.