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Hulya Dogan, Ph.D.

Hulya Dogan
635 Prices Fork Rd
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Engineering
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Social Inequality
  • Men and Women in Society
  • Understanding Cultures
  • Ethnographic Research Methods


Ph.D. Anthropology, Texas A&M
M.S. Computer Science, Virginia Tech 

Research Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social Media Analysis
  • Teaching Analytics (with utilizing text mining)
  • Machine Learning

Selected Publications

Dogan, H, Nguyen K., Lourentzou, I. (2023). Narrative Characteristics in Refugee Discourse: An Analysis of American Public Opinion on Afghan Refugee Crisis After the Taliban Takeover. Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing. (Forthcoming)

Dogan, H. (2020). Homeland‐Making among Cultural and Ethnic Kin: Ahıska Turks in Turkey. Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 20, no. 2: 169-187.  

Dogan, H. (2021). Migrants & City‐Making: Dispossession, Displacement, and Urban Regeneration. Ayşe çağlar Nina Glick Schiller, Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2018, 280 pp.

Awards & Honors
Glasscock Center for the Humanities Graduate Research Award, Texas A&M University

Professional Affiliations
CDC Wonder