Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ömür has a PhD in the History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania (2005). As an architectural historian and an archaeologist of the Middle East, He has written on cities and the production of architectural and urban space, but also on place and landscape. Lately he has been interested in political ecology and cultural heritage.


2005 PhD in History of Art, University of Pennsylvania
1996 MA in the History of Architecture, Middle East Technical University
1993 BArch in Architecture, Middle East Technical University

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    • Yalburt Yaylasi Archaeological Landscape Research Project

    • Political Ecology as Practice: A Regional Approach to the Anthropocene

    • Chicago River Campus

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