Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ceren AKSOY SUGIYAMA

01.2015                                 Assistant Professor, Ankara University

02.2012                                 Dr. Research Assistant, Ankara University

01.2012                                 Department of Anthropology, Erasmus Coordinator

03.2007                                  Research Assistant, Ankara University



Granted research scholarship by Indo-Turkish Cultural Foundation-ICCR invited to Lady Irwin College, New Delhi India under the supervision of Dr. Nandita Chaudhary but unfortunately,never made it. Instead of it, dedicated herself to secreterial work of the department.


İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, İstanbul
Foreign Press Coordinator Assistant
Assisting the Foreign Press Coordinator (temporarily) in the 24th and 25th International Film Festival, 33rd Istanbul Music Festival and 9th International İstanbul Biennial.


Marmara University Department of Anthropology& Sociology

Took part as a research assistant in the research project:” The Changing Social Economic and Personal Life in Düzce After the Earthquake “, Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Belkıs Kümbetoğlu


Helena Public Schools , USA
Teaching Assistant for ADD, CHADD students


Graduate Degree                             

Ankara University (Ph.D.)

Doctorate program (2007-2012)

Dissertation Thesis: “The Lives Inspired by the New Reproductive Technologies: Hospital Chronicles

Anthropology masters program/with thesis (2004-2006)

Bachelors Degree                            

Marmara University (2003)

International Relations and Political Science (English)

K.d.z.EreğliT.E.D. PrivateHigh School(1995-1998)

Ereğli, Zonguldak


High Schools                                      

AFS Exchange Student

Helena High School, (98-99 /1 year)

Montana, USA

Foreign Languages    

Turkish (Native)

English (Very Good) TOEFL (IBT): 106/120 UDS: 97.5/100

Japanese(Speaking and some reading)

French  (Rudimentary)

German (Rudimentary)


Aksoy Sugiyama, Ceren (2010) “Contribution of Embodiment Theory to the Body Problem in Anthropology” Antropoloji 24: 67-90.

Papers Presented

Aksoy Sugiyama, Ceren, “For Whom the Bell Tolls in Rokudo Chinno Ji” in Non Human in Anthropology II: Limits and Boundaries of Social Science, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague, (November, 19-20, 2011), Prague, Czech Republic.

Yazıcı Yakın, Aslı & Aksoy Sugiyama, Ceren, “Tarih Yazımı ve İdeolojinin Uzamsallaşması: Keçiören Vakası”, 12. National Social Sciences Congress (December 14-16, 2011), Ankara, Turkey.

Aksoy Sugiyama, Ceren, “Diet in the Life of a Bodybuilder”, Food Networks: Gender and Foodways, University of Notre Dame (January 26-28, 2012), South Bend, Indiana, USA

 Undergraduate Courses Offered

Introduction to Social Anthropology,

History of Anthropological Theories,


Graduate Courses

Anthropology of Body

African Ethnography