She gained her doctorate in 1994 with a study of gender issues and concepts of obsession in a Turkish village on the Black Sea and in 2004 presented her post-doctoral thesis on the transnational politics of Turkish and Kurdish activists. She has been a visiting professor and scholar at various universities including the London School of Economics, the Middle East Technical University, Stanford University and the University of Vienna.
Research team: Luisa Piart, Gerhild Perl, Julia Rehsmann and Veronika Siegl
- Transnational Studies
- Social and Religious Movements in Europe
- Questions of Violence and Culture
- Diversity und Equality
- counter-hegemonic Strategies