Honorary Members

It is a pleasure to report the following individuals as honorary members to TASSA. TASSAs Board conferred their honorary membership based on their generally recognized distinction and devoted service to the field of education, science, and public service, as well as their demonstrated contributions to the mission of TASSA.

Conferred in 2018

İlhan Başgöz, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Central Eurasian Studies and Professor Emeritus of Folklore at Indiana University

Conferred in 2008

Yalçin Ayasli, Ph.D.
Founder and Trustee, Turkish Cultural Foundation
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Conferred in 2007

Daron Acemoglu, Ph.D.
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Conferred in 2006

Aziz Sancar, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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M. Gazi Yasargil, M.D.
Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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Conferred in 2005

Erdal Inönü, Ph.D.
Professor, Sabanci University
(Deceased in October 2007)
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O. Faruk Logoglu, Ph.D.
Former Ambassador of Turkey to the U.S.
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Kenan Sahin, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, TIAX LLC
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