METIN M. COŞGEL
Ph.D., Economics, University of Iowa, August 1989.
M.A., Economics, University of Iowa, May 1987.
B.A., Economics, Boğaziçi [Bosphorus] University, Istanbul, Turkey, July 1983.
Fall 1989-: Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Economics Department, University of Connecticut
Spring 1996: Visiting Scholar, Economics Department, Harvard University
Fall 2002: Visiting Fellow, Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University
Spring 2016: Visiting Fellow, Economic Growth Center, Yale University
SELECTED HONORS, AWARDS, AND EXTERNAL GRANTS
2007 Ömer Lütfi Barkan Article Prize for the best article (during 2005-07) in the field of Ottoman and Turkish studies, awarded by the Turkish Studies Association for the article: “Efficiency and Continuity in Public Finance: The Ottoman System of Taxation,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 2005, 37 (4): 567-86.
Global Prices and Incomes, 1200-1950—First Stage, funded by the National Science Foundation, Grant Period: September 2004- August 2007.
Understanding the Middle East, funded by the Connecticut Humanities Council, Grant Period: May 2002- June 2003.
Understanding the Middle East 2003, funded by the Connecticut Humanities Council, Grant Period: March 2003- June 2004.
The Helen Potter Award of Special Recognition, Association for Social Economics, 1997
Summer Fellow, Institute for the Study of Economic Culture, Boston University, 1991
Earhart Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Economics, 1987-88 and 1988-89
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Iowa, 1987
SELECTED SERVICE AND OUTREACH
Department Head, 2010-15.
Editorial Board, Social Science History, Since July, 2012.
Editorial Board, Economic History of Developing Regions, 2010-14.
Program Committee, 2007 Economic History Association Meetings in Austin, TX.
Director of Graduate Studies, Economics Department, Fall 2003 – Spring 2006.
Director of the Minor in Middle East Studies, Fall 2001 – Spring 2004.
Organized and directed Understanding the Middle East, (June 24-28, 2002), an intensive summer institute for elementary school teachers and library media specialists to develop curriculum materials to teach about the Middle East in elementary schools in Connecticut .
Organized and directed Understanding the Middle East , 2003 (June 23-27, 2003), a summer institute for K-12 teachers. Expanded the coverage of 2002 institute to other grades and school districts.