Department of History

Ebru Erginbas

Ph.D. Candidate
Research Interests History of Medicine; Gender; U.S. History; Ottoman History; Modern Turkish History


Ebru Erginbas is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department. She is interested in the history of medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries in the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic. Ebru is studying the transformation from traditional medicine to modern medicine (biomedicine) in the context of modernization and standardization through various actors. One of the main goals of her research is to analyze transimperial institutional knowledge transfer through intermediaries, particularly during the transitional period from the empire to the republic.