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Ebru Ece Özbey

Ebru Ece Özbey
Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE, University of Cologne
Phone: +49 221 2767-534
Fax: +49 221 2767-555



Research Interests

party politics; electoral behavior; euroscepticism; populism; european politics; EU-Turkey relations

Research Topic

Exploring political party positions in the light of rising radicalism, populism, and Euroscepticism: The case of Britain (provisional)


Turkey´s Fight against Youth Radicalization: Small Steps on a Long Path. (with F. Pitts and L. Lombardozzi). EuroMeSCo Paper 78 (2018)  
Brexit, European Union and Public Opinion: Understanding the Rising Radicalism and Populism in Europe through the Britain Example. (with Ö. Senyuva). In: E. Esen and D. Sekercioglu (Eds). Opportunities and Threats in the European Integration and Turkey-EU Relations after Brexit. Berlin: Peter Lang, 2018



Oct. 2018-present Doctoral Researcher, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2016-2018 PhD Candidate, International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
2015 Visiting Researcher, JMCE European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, USA
2014-2018 Research Assistant, Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, Center for European Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
2014-2017 Researcher, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
2013-2016 MSc, European Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
2011-2012 Exchange Student (ERASMUS), International Relations, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2007-2013 BSc, International Relations, Hacettepe University, Ankara


Awards and Honors

2016-2017: Best Thesis Award, METU Graduate School of Social Science, Ankara

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