Invited Speakers of TASSA 2018 Conference, Aysen Candas

Aysen Candas holds a PhD in Political Science (Columbia University, 2005). Since 2005, she is full-time faculty at Bogazici University’s Political Science and International Relations department. Also affiliated with Bogazici University’s Social Policy Forum and various civil society organizations, she published various articles on the trajectory of basic rights in Turkey, and social policies’ impact on equality and liberties of various groups, shifts in the aims of social policy in Turkey, constitutional politics in Turkey and the rights of sexual, ethnic and religious minorities. Currently (since August 2017 till May 2019), she is a visiting professor and teaching at Yale University’s Department of Political Science and is also affiliated with MacMillan Center of the same university.