Melike Yucel-Koc (She/her )

Assistant Teaching Professor
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Denny M 220F
Office Hours
Mondays & Wednesdays 11:30-12:30 p.m.


Ph.D., Education, 2015 Seattle Pacific University
M.A., TESOL, 2011 Portland State University
Curriculum Vitae (73.87 KB)

Melike-Yücel-Koç is a faculty in the Middle Eastern  Languages and Cultures at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is a Turkish and Ottoman Studies Program faculty. She has been teaching at UW since 2015. Her M.A. is in Applied Linguistics from Portland State University (2011), and her Ph.D. from the School of Education, Seattle Pacific University (2015). She has been working on Oral History since 2017. She is the director of the “Turkey in Seattle Oral History Project” which archives the stories of immigrants from Turkey. The courses she teaches are Oral History, Immigrants and Life in PNW, Gateway to the Near East, The History of Turkey through Music, Elementary Turkish, and Intermediate Turkish. Her research interests include Oral History, Immigrants, Heritage language learners and Language Education. Currently, she has been working on Turkey in Seattle, Oral History of Turkish Americans in the Pacific Northwest Project.


Courses Taught

Autumn 2024

Summer 2024

Spring 2024

Winter 2024

Autumn 2023

Summer 2023

Spring 2023

Winter 2023

Autumn 2022

Spring 2022

Winter 2022

Autumn 2021

Summer 2021

Spring 2021

Winter 2021

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