School of Global and International Studies

Central Eurasian Studies

Graduate Students

aksu

Mustafa Aksu

Emailmaksu@indiana.edu
AdvisorÖner Özçelik

Education History
MA Candidate in Central Eurasian Studies with a focus on Linguistics, Indiana University 
Department of Linguistics and Oriental Languages, San Diego State University, CA (2015)
MBA in General Management and Marketing Management, Yeditepe University, Istanbul (2011)
Full Scholarship Recipient
BA in English Language, Culture and Literature, Tianjian Foreign Studies University of China (2008)
Merit Scholarship Recipient 

Research Interests: Turkic Languages, Uyghur Phonology, Acoustic Phonetics, Phonological Characteristics of Uyghur Language among Uyghur Diaspora in USA/Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan/Turkey; Phonological Assessment of Monolingual and Multilingual Uyghur Community; Language Contact, Languages of Xinjiang, Minority Languages, Slang, Language Materials Development, Language Documentation, Machine Translation

Languages
Uyghur (native) 
Turkish (native) 
Chinese (native) 
English (advanced)
Uzbek (advanced)
Azerbaijani (intermediate)
Spanish (elementary)
Persian (elementary)
Chaghatay (reading)
Ottoman Turkish (reading)
Classical Chinese (reading)

Teaching Experience
Uyghur Language Developer, Center for the Languages of the Central Asian Region, Indiana University, Bloomington
Uyghur Language Instructor, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
Chinese Language Instructor, ASFA College, Istanbul, Turkey
Language Instructor, Interpreter and Translator, MRM Deri, Istanbul, Turkey
Freelance Language Instructor, Interpreter and Translator, Beijing and Tianjian, China

Department of Central Eurasian Studies
Global and International Studies Building 3024
East Building, 3rd Floor
355 North Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1105

Phone: (812) 855-2233
Fax: (812) 855-7500