Research Assistants

Ahmet Utku Akbıyık

ahmetutkuakbiyik@gmail.com

Education

MA:Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2016 - Present
 

BA:Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2012 – 2016

Boğaziçi University, Economics, 2012 - 2016

Utrecht University, School of Governance and Law 2014-2015 (Erasmus)

Research Interests

·         Quantitative Research Methodology

·         Civil War and Ethnic Conflict

·         Public Policy Making

·         Political Economy of Development

 

Ronay Bakan

ronaybakan@gmail.com

Education

MA: Boğaziçi University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, present
BA: Boğaziçi University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, 2015
Erasmus student, Tilburg University, 2013

 

Research Interests

-Political Economy
-Problems and Issues in Turkish Politics
-Urban Studies
-Gender Studies

Gül Çatır

gulcatir@yahoo.com

Education

BA: Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2005
MA: Leiden University, European Union Studies, 2006
MA: Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2009

Research Interests

- Migration Studies
- International Relations
- Turkish Politics

Erdem Demirtaş

erdemirtas1903@gmail.com

Education

PhD: Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2012-present

MA: Yıldız Technical University, Political Science and International Relations, 2012

BA: Kadir Has University, International Relations, 2009

Research Interests

-Political Regimes

-Political Economy of Development

-Political Sociology of Law

-International Politics

Ziya Kaya

ziyakayaa@gmail.com

Education

September, 2014-present: PhD, Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations

September, 2011-August 2014: MA, Koç University, Comparative Studies in History and Society
Thesis Title: “Main Axes of the Fragmentation within the Armenian Movement in Istanbul since the mid-1990s: Underlying Reasons and Issues of Discussion” (Advisor: Asst. Prof.Dikmen Bezmez)

September 2009-January 2010: Exchange Student, Political Science, Stockholm University

Research Interests
  • Rural Social Life,
  • Rural Transformation,
  • Ethnic groups/communities/minorities
  • Turkish Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Ethnography
Umut Mişe

mise.umut@gmail.com

Education

2015-ongoing Boğaziçi University – Political Science and International Relations, MA (Istanbul)
2015 Bahçeşehir University&UNESCO – The Program of the International Summer University for Intercultural Leadership (Turkey)
2010-2015 Boğaziçi University – Political Science and International Relations (Istanbul)
2013-2014 Institute d’etudes de Politique de Bordeaux, France (Erasmus)

Research Interests

-Identity Politics
-Urban Studies
-Ethnography

 

Çağrı Mutaf

cagri.mutaf@boun.edu.tr

Education

BA: Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2015

MA: Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, present

Research Interests
  • Democratic Theory
  • Basic Rights and Liberties
  • Normativity, Justification, Legitimation
  • Religion and Public Sphere
  • Possibilities of Collaboration between Cognitive Science and Political Theory 
Levent Önen

onenlevent@gmail.com

Education

MA: Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations, 2009
BA: Marmara University, Political Science and International Relations, 2006

Research Interests

- Political Parties and Organization
- Turkish Politics
- Middle East Politics and Culture

Özlem Tunçel

 t.ozlem93@gmail.com

Education

2016 – Present MA, Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations
2014 – 2015 BA, Utrecht University, School of Governance and Law

Erasmus Program
2011 – 2016 BA, Boğaziçi University, Political Science and International Relations

Research Interests

- Problems and Issues in Turkish Politics
- Religion and State
- Educational Policy Making