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Assist.Prof. (PhD) Mustafa Ahmet Süner

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences /

Short CV

After completing his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Engineering at Boğaziçi University, Mustafa Ahmet Süner completed his first Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the United States at Duke University in the Department of Civil Engineering (2000) and his second Masters and Ph.D. degrees, also in the United States, at University of Southern California in the Department of Comparative Literature (2006). He started his academic career as a full-time academician at Yaşar University and was later appointed as an Assistant Professor at the same university. He is currently working as a full-time academician at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences in the Department of English Language and Literature at Yaşar University.

  • Email ahmet.suner@yasar.edu.tr  
  • Phone 0232-570 8853  


Integrated Phd

/ University of Southern California
Comparative Literature
Thesis Name: Words Pictured, Pictures Read: Literary Language, Visuality and Imagination in Wittgenstein, Heidegger and Sartre (2006)
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Starr
2001 - 2006


/ University of Southern California
Comparative Literature
1999 - 2001


/ Duke University
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Mühendislik Doktorasıdır. Denklik Alınmamıştır)
Thesis Name: Time Delay Problem In the Active Vibration Control of a Piezoelectric Laminated Plate (1999)
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Şenol Utku
1995 - 1999


/ Duke University
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Mühendislik YL tezidir. Denkliği alınmamıştır)
Thesis Name: On Vibration Control of Building Structures Subjected to Seismic Excitations (1995)
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Şenol Utku
1993 - 1995


1989 - 1993

Academic Titles


University of Southern California / Comparative Literature
2015 - 2015


2007 -

Thesis Superviser

Master Thesis
BEDİA AYANOĞLU Body and body politics in terms of the relatinonship between power and people in modern dystopian fiction Yaşar Üniversitesi 2020
GÜLCE AYDEMİR Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice a novel in between romance and realism Yaşar Üniversitesi 2019
FUNDA NEDİCEYUVA Trauma-language relationship in Arundhati Roy's "The God of Small Things" Yaşar Üniversitesi 2014
BEYZA DEMET SARIKAYA An analysis of the relationships between the British and the Indians based on the representation of settings in E. M. Forster's "A Passage to India" Yaşar Üniversitesi 2014
PhD Thesis


7.1 Published or Accepted to be Published in International Journals Covered by (SCI & SCI-E & SSCI & AHCI)
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Air, Bubble and the Horrid Image: The Representation of Fear and the Supernatural in Macbeth Neophilologus, (), 0-0. (AHCI) 2019
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Frames, World-Pictures and Representations in advance Idealistic Studies, (), 0-0. (AHCI) 2019
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET What is the Literary Image in 2019? A Reevaluation of Mitchell’s Encyclopedia Entry Style, 53(1), 59-78. (AHCI) 2019
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Sartre’s Dessin, Literature and the Ambiguities of the Representing Word Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, (), 0-0. (AHCI) 2019
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Beyond Repression and Back to the Secrets of the Familiar: A Critical Look at Freud’s Essay on the Uncanny Oxford German Studies, 48(2), 196-217. (AHCI) 2019
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Elucidatory Uses of Wittgenstein’s Scale of Nonsense in Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland Narratives Children’s Literature in Education, 50(2), 178-192. (AHCI) 2019
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET On the Contribution of Tenniel’s Illustrations to the Reading of the Alice Books Children’s Literature in Education, (), 0-0. (AHCI) 2018
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Representation of Time, Modernity and Its Prehistory in Dracula Studia Neophilologica, 90(1), 56-70. (AHCI) 2018
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Gothic Horrors of the Private Realm and the Return tothe Public in John Polidori’s The Vampyre Moderna Sprak, 112(1), 187-200. (AHCI) 2018
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Late Victorian Economy of Countenance in Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Papers on Language and Literature, 54(3), 219-236. (AHCI) 2018
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET A critical evaluation of Heidegger’s criticism of aesthetics in ‘The Origin of the Work of Art’ Journal of European Studies, 47(1), 21-33. (AHCI) 2017
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Spectral Narration and the Houses of Desire in Charlotte Brontë’s Villette College Literature, 44(3), 315-343. (AHCI) 2017
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Comic Tragedy of Mere Men and Women: The Ambiguously Distracting Use of Laughter in The Castle of Otranto and Its Prefaces Atlantis: Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies, 38(2), 11-26. (AHCI) 2016
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Ambiguous Pictures in the Philosophy of Language in Wittgenstein’xxs Tractatus Acta Philosophica, 25(1), 135-154. (AHCI) 2016
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Reinventing the everyday in the age of spectacle: Jean-Luc Godard’s artistic and political response to modernity in his early works Studies in French Cinema, 15(2), 123-137. (AHCI) 2015
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Visual Way to Language and Literature in Heidegger’s ‘Work of Art’ Essay Oxford German Studies, 43(3), 262-282. (AHCI) 2014
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Ireland, Literature, and Truth: Heideggerian Themes in “The Dead” Anglia - Zeitschrift für englische Philologie, 127(1), 22-40. (AHCI) 2009
7.2 Published or accepted to be published in International journals covered by other indexes
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The truth in Almodóvar’s melodramatic moment: the curious interplay between melodrama and reality in ”High Heels” Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 22(3), 181-195. ESCI: Emerging Sources Citation Index 2016
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET,Utku Şenol,Nagchaudhuri Abhijit Effect of Time Lag and Use of Compensators in the Active Control of Buildings Subjected to Earthquake Excitation Journal of Structural Control (Current Title: Structural Control and Health Monitoring), 2(2), 79-101. Şimdilik Bilinmiyor 1995
7.3 Published in CPCI-S or CPCI-SSH indexed conference proceedings International
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Gothic Quo Vadis The Endless Expansions of The Gothic and The Question of Origins Seminar 2015
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Shakespeare s Timon of Athens The Symbolic Economy of Words Gifts Friendship and Bonds Selected Papers, 2004 Shakespeare Conference, Boğaziçi University 2014
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Horrors of the Private and the Return to the Public in John Polidori s Vampyre University of Minho, Braga, Portekiz 2014
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Literature and Literary Study in an Age of Comparative and Universal Contexts 4th International Idea Conference 2009
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Question of Reality in Art and Aesthetics Notes on Bazin Heidegger and Bazin Symposium on Vision and Language 2000
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Mass Systems Developing Analogies between the Society and Physical Systems of Interaction Symposium on the Cultural Meaning of Mass and Masses 1999
Utku Şenol,SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Real Time Control of Deformable Bodies Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Continuum Models and Discrete Systems, Istanbul 1997
7.5 Published or Accepted to be Published in National Journals
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET The Unveiling Gaze and The Superstition of Sexuality in The Monk Journal of Yaşar University, (8), 60-83. ULAKBIM 2013
7.6 Published Conference Proceedings National
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET Presentation of Current Research: ”The Representation of Time, Modernity and its Prehistory in Dracula” (Davetli Konuşmacı) English Language and Literature, Seminar Series, Yaşar University 2018
SÜNER MUSTAFA AHMET,HOPE TREVOR JOHN,Hibbert Jeffrey Perspectives on Jane Eyre (Sözlü Sunum) Joint Presentation 2011

Administrative Duties

Enstitü Müdür Yardımcısı YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ

2009 - 2010


Visiting Scholar (Ziyaretçi Akademisyen) statüsü

University of Southern California / AMERİKA BİRLEŞİK DEVLETLERİ

Erasmus Teaching Mobility Grant


Second Place in the College Doctoral Research Prize Competition

University of Southern California / AMERİKA BİRLEŞİK DEVLETLERİ

Josephine de Karman Fellowship

University of Southern California / ALMANYA

Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Assistantship in Comparative Literature

Unversity of Southern California / AMERİKA BİRLEŞİK DEVLETLERİ

Language Scholarship for Summer Course in German at the University of Leipzig


Teaching Assistantship


Mezuniyet Başarı Ödülü


1992 Yaz Dil Bursu, Universita di Perugia

İtalyan Kültür Derneği / İTALYA


Edebi Temalar I (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

Edebi Kuram (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

Ingiliz Edebiyatı Çalışmaları I (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 3

Edebi Temalar II (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

Romana Giriş (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

İngiliz Edebiyatı Çalışmaları II (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 3

Edebi Temalar II (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

Romana Giriş (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

İngiliz Roman Çalışmalari II (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 3

Edebi Temalar I (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

Edebi Temalar I (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

Edebi Kuram (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4


Üniversite Cad. No: 37-39 Ağaçlı Yol
Bornova / İZMİR