Basak Kus is Associate Professor of Government at Wesleyan University. Her areas of scholarship and teaching include political sociology, political economy, and sociology of law.
Professor Kus has studied, conducted research, and taught in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Bogazici University in Istanbul, and obtained her PhD in Sociology from the University of California-Berkeley.
Her academic publications can be found here.
Watch: “Financialization, Credit, and Inequality” The MacMillan Report.
Watch: “CAPITAL: A Panel Discussion on Piketty” Wesleyan Center for the Humanities.