Gül Kale holds a PhD from McGill University’s Architectural History and Theory Program (2014). She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Art Histories Program at the Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin and a visiting scholar at the Art History Department of the Freie Universität. (2015-16). She is currently a visiting scholar at the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University and continues to be an affiliated fellow of the Forum Transregionale Studien. She received her BArch and March degrees from Istanbul Technical University. After obtaining a post-professional MArch degree (McGill) she began her doctoral studies, during which she became a visiting scholar at Harvard University (Spring 2008). She is revising her dissertation for her book project, which examines the intersections between architectural, artistic, and scientific concepts and practices in the early modern Ottoman world from an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective. She is the recipient of fellowships from organizations such as Max van Berchem Foundation, Society of Architectural Historians, and Historians of Islamic Art Association. Her articles were published in Analecta Husserliana Series, among others.