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Cosku Celik

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Department of Politics

Visiting Scholar

Email: cosku@yorku.ca


Cosku Celik is a True Visitor Scholar in the Department of Politics and Department of Social Science. Before, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Politics at York University. Since fall 2020, she has taught courses on critical theory, gender and politics, diversity in the Canadian workplace at York University. She holds a PhD in political science from Middle East Technical University. Her research lies at the intersection of labour studies, rural development and feminist political economy. She has worked on the patterns of proletarianization and labour regimes in the extractive regions of Turkey. Her current research addresses the gendered patterns of proletarianization and the relationship between extractive investments and women’s productive and reproductive work in the Global South. Cosku is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Extractivism in the Turkish Countryside: Patterns of Proletarianization, Sexual Division of Labour and Labour Control Strategies in the Soma Coal Basin (under contract with Brill Publishing).

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Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2021 AP/POLS4065 3.0 A Critical Theory: Society and Politics SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/POLS3450 3.0 A Women and Politics LECT
Fall 2021 AP/SOSC3200 3.0 A Legal Regulation of Migrant Workers SEMR
Winter 2022 AP/POLS4065 3.0 M Critical Theory: Society and Politics LECT


Cosku Celik is a True Visitor Scholar in the Department of Politics and Department of Social Science. Before, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Politics at York University. Since fall 2020, she has taught courses on critical theory, gender and politics, diversity in the Canadian workplace at York University. She holds a PhD in political science from Middle East Technical University. Her research lies at the intersection of labour studies, rural development and feminist political economy. She has worked on the patterns of proletarianization and labour regimes in the extractive regions of Turkey. Her current research addresses the gendered patterns of proletarianization and the relationship between extractive investments and women’s productive and reproductive work in the Global South. Cosku is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Extractivism in the Turkish Countryside: Patterns of Proletarianization, Sexual Division of Labour and Labour Control Strategies in the Soma Coal Basin (under contract with Brill Publishing).


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2021 AP/POLS4065 3.0 A Critical Theory: Society and Politics SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/POLS3450 3.0 A Women and Politics LECT
Fall 2021 AP/SOSC3200 3.0 A Legal Regulation of Migrant Workers SEMR
Winter 2022 AP/POLS4065 3.0 M Critical Theory: Society and Politics LECT