Arş. Gör. Rümeysa Köktaş

Rumeysa Köktaş graduated from department of Sociology at Istanbul University in 2012 and in the same year she began her post graduate studies in Middle East Institute in Sakarya University. She is now in her Phd process and at the same time working as a research assistant in Middle East Institute. Her working areas are Tunisia and post-colonial studies.

Master Theses

"The Representation of Muslim Brotherhood in the American Media: Examples of New York Times and Wall Street Journal", 2013-2014.


"Muslim Brotherhood in American Orientalism in Post-September 11", Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi, Volume 1, Number 2, November 2014.

"Tunisia 2014", Middle East Yearbook 2014, Kemal İnat, Muhittin Ataman (ed.), Açılım Yayınları, 2015.

"Tunisia 2015", Middle East Yearbook 2015, Kemal İnat, Muhittin Ataman (ed.), Açılım Yayınları, 2016.

"The Representation of Turkey and Orientalism On The Subject Of ISIS And Foreign Fighters In The Western Media", Akademik Ortadoğu, Number: 20.


"Salafist Movement: Emerging as a Dynamic in Tunisia", ORMER, April 2015.

"Civil Society in Political Culture of Tunisia: A Historical Analysis", ORMER, April 2016.

Book Reviews

"D'nin Halleri: Din Darbe, Demokrasi", Ortadoğu Yıllığı 2012, Kemal İnat, Muhittin Ataman (ed.), Açılım Kitap, 2013.

"The New Middle East: Protest and Revolution in the Arab World", Ortadoğu Etütleri, Cilt 6, Sayı 2, Ocak 2015.

"Selefilik: İslami Köktenciliğin Tarihi Temelleri", Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi, Cilt: 2, Sayı: 2, 2015.


"A Reading on the Parliamentary Elections in Tunisia", ORMER, October, 2014.

"The Third Stage of Democratization in Tunisia: Presidential Elections", ORMER November, 2014.

"Who are Nobel Peace Winner Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet?", ORMER, October 2015.

"Nahda's New Road Map after the General Congress: A Philosophical Transformation or Conditions Affiliates is it a necessity?", ORMER May, 2016.

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