Ahmet Gencturk is a Ph.D. fellow at the Department of History, Humanities and Society of University of Rome2 Tor Vergata, Italy and the Department of History at Ruhr University Bochum. He has been writing his Ph.D. dissertation titled “Agents of Modernization or Provocateurs from the West: American Missionary Works Among Ottoman Greeks in the late 19th Century” under the co-supervision of Lucia Ceci and Markus Koller. He graduated from the National University of Athens with an M.A in Southeastern European Studies. During his Ph.D. studies, he was an exchange researcher at Political Studies Department of the University of Siena, visiting research fellow at Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, and visiting research fellow at the International Ottoman Studies Graduate Program of Istanbul Medeniyet University. His participated and submitted papers in international conferences on nationalism studies, religious studies, public history, and the Balkan History.
His research interests are missiology, colonial and post-colonial studies, nationalism studies, late Ottoman history, and modern Greek history. Some of his academic works are accessible on his academia page https://uniroma2.academia.edu/AhmetGencturk