Oya Dağlar Macar is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Commerce University, where she currently teaches. Previously, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) and visiting scholar at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, MA). Her research focuses on twentiethcentury Ottoman political and medical history. Along with several articles and book chapters, she is the author of War, Epidemics, and Medicine in the Ottoman Empire: From the Balkan Wars through the Great War (1912-1918) (2008) and Balkan Savaşları’nda Salgın Hastalıklar ve Sağlık Hizmetleri (Epidemic Diseases and Health Services during the Balkan Wars (19121918)) (2009), as well as coauthor of Rus Ordusu Türkiye’de (Russian Army in Turkey) (2010). She holds a PhD from Boğazici University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.