Our M.A. Students

Özlem Tunçel, graduated from Boğaziçi University with Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and International Relations, and started her MA in the same year. She also spent a semester in Utrecht Universiteit in the Netherlands during her undergraduate education as an Erasmus student. She had been actively participating Center for European Studies Student Forum during her BA. Alongside, she worked as a research assistant in several research of Summer Research Program in her department. Her research interests include Turkish politics, education, religion, and religious communities.

Contact information: t.ozlem93@gmail.com

Kamile Sena İncedere, graduated from Bogazici University Department of Political Science and International Relations in 2013. She is currently writing her thesis which covers the politicization of the football fandom in Turkey. Her main research interests include anthropology of the state, political anthropology, feminist politics, politics of football, music and politics. She was also the Assistant Coordinator of Executive MA Program in International Relations: Turkey, Europe and the Middle East at Bogazici University. Following her internship experiences at prominent institutions such as International Labour Organization (ILO) of the United Nations, Bogazici University, Heidrick & Struggles, TEPAV and IKV, she started to work as the Prosperity Fund Support Officer at Projects Department of the British Embassy Ankara.

Ebrar Şahika Küçükaşcı, graduated from the Political Science and International Relations Department at Boğaziçi University in 2016 and started her MA in the same year. She spent a semester in 2015 at Dublin City University (DCU) as an exchange student. She has been active participant in various NGOs and societies as organizing conferences and workshops. She has also worked as research assistant in Boğaziçi University during her BA. In 2016, she was granted scholarship of Qatar University, and has continued her academic activities in Qatar University for eight months. Her research interests include Middle Eastern Studies, Turkish foreign policy and immigration and refugee studies.

Contact Information: ebrarsahika@gmail.com

Ufuk Türkkan graduated from Bogazici University Department of Political Science and International Relations and Department of Sociology as a double major student in 2013. He attained Complutense University of Madrid for the fall semester in 2011-2012 school year with Erasmus student exchange program. In addition to this, he participated in several European Union youth projects. He started his M.A. in Political Science and International Relations at Bogazici University in 2013. His research areas are international relations, Turkish foreign policy, and security studies.

Ayşe Karasaç graduated from the Middle East Technical University, Department of International Relations in 2014. Her research interests are Olympics, politics of the Russian Federation and Eurasia. She is newly-recruited as consular and expertise officer in the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Directorate General for Cultural Diplomacy.

"Ahmet Utku Akbıyık received his double major from Boğaziçi University with Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and International Relations, and Economics. In the following year, he started his MA in Political Science and International Relations. He also spent a semester in Utrecht Universiteit, Netherlands during her undergraduate education as an Erasmus student. He worked as a Part-Time Student Assistant for İlkay Sunar and Zeynep Gambetti. He worked as a research assistant in different studies during the Summer Research Program in his department. His research interests include Turkish politics, Civil War, Political Economy.

Contact information: ahmetutkuakbiyik@gmail.com"