Ayşe Yanmaz received her master’s degree in Turkish Studies from Sabancı University in January 2019 and she received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University in 2017. She spent one semester as an exchange student at University of Twente in the Netherlands, and took courses from European Studies department. During her academic studies, she worked in various associations, foundations, and companies as an intern. She worked as an Event Management Coordinator of Political and Social Research Institute of Europe (PS:EUROPE) in 2016-2018. Her research interests include Turkish politics, nationalism, minority studies and conflict studies.