Congratulations to Perin Gurel

Author: Gender Studies Program

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Perin Gurel, Assistant Professor of American Studies as well as Concurrent Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and member of the GSSC Steering Committee, has been awarded the 2018-2019 Jack Rosenbalm Prize for American Humor Studies for her essay "Amerikan Jokes: The Transnational Politics of Unlaughter in Turkey." The essay appeared in American Quarterly  (Volume 71, Issue 1, March 2019).

Given by the American Humor Studies Association, the prize is awarded tor the best article on American humor by a pre-tenure scholar, graduate student, adjunct professor, or independent scholar published in a peer-reviewed academic journal or book published in 2018 or 2019.