Assistant Professor- Anthropology & Rhetoric
Affiliated Department or Office
Professional Writing
Interactive Media & Game Development
Institute of Science & Technology for Development
Postdoc, The University of California, Berkeley
PhD in Anthropology, The City University of New York
BA in Cultural Studies, Sabanci University, Turkey
Expert Bio

Professor Telliel teaches a range of courses on ethics, rhetoric, religion and culture, and science and technology studies. His current research examines the ethical implications of technologist's work as designers and maintainers of socio-technical systems, such as what counts as a "social and ethical issue" from technologists' perspective and in what ways do they engage with questions of social complexity, diversity, and inequality? He is also part of several interdisciplinary initiatives at WPI, including a research project on robots in the future workplace and another one on social design in development engineering.

Media Coverage

NSF Awards WPI and RPI research team $1.8M to create platform to help nonprofits find resources and talent

MassNonprofit News

MassNonprofit News covered new, National Science Foundation-funded research being conducted by Andrew Trapp, Yunus Telliel, and Sarah Stanlick to create a digital tool to help nonprofits find and exchange resources, and ultimately build a collaborative community of organizations.

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