Dr. Ferruh Yilmaz

 Assistant Professor 



University of California, San Diego, Ph.D



Rhetorical Criticism
Public Opinion and the Media
The Politics of Immigration in Europe


Research Interests

Discourse Analysis and Rhetorical Criticism
Culturalization of Discourse
The Role of Gender and Sexuality in the Debates on Immigration, War, and Islam
Populism and Far Right
The Production of Islam/West Distinction


Selected Publications

* Analyzing Variations and Stability in Discourse: hegemony, nation and Muslim immigrants. Journal of Language and Politics. Forthcoming.
* “From immigrant worker to Muslim immigrant: Challenges for feminism” European Journal of Women's Studies. Published online 29 April 2014.
* “Right-wing Hegemony and Immigration: How the Populist Far-right Achieved Hegemony Through the Immigration Debate in Europe” Current Sociology 60 (3): 368–381. 2013




Phone: (504) 862-3038
Fax: (504) 862-3040
Office: 219 Newcomb Hall, Office I



Tulane University
Department of Communication
219 Newcomb Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118


Communication Dept., Tulane U., 219 Newcomb Hall, 1229 Broadway, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5730