Özge Yaka

Research & Institution

Institutional Contact

Universität Potsdam

Department of Sociology

Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity

Campus Griebnitzsee, House 7

August Bebel Str. 89 14482 Potsdam

Biography

Özge Yaka is a research fellow at the Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity at the University of Potsdam. She studied political science at the Middle East Technical University in Turkey and received her PhD from the Lancaster University in 2011. Since then, she has held academic positions in Turkey, France and Germany and awarded with several research fellowships by the Einstein, Gerda Henkel and Alexander von Humboldt Foundations. She works at the intersection of sociology, human geography and gender studies. Her research interests include social movements, environmental justice, feminist theory, body, subjectivity and migration. She is also engaged with Turkish and Middle Eastern politics and works on issues such as justice, inequality, contention, protest and war in the region.