Zeynep Kılıçoğlu

Florida International University, USA

Zeynep Kılıçoğlu is a PhD candidate at Florida International University. She completed a bachelor’s degree in International Relations at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey (2014) and a master’s degree in Environmental Politics and Development at London School of Economics and Political Science in London, UK (2015). Kılıçoğlu is specializing in Feminist IR Theory and her research interests are migration, refugees, and social movements. In her PhD dissertation, she looks at the construction of women refugees by aid organizations in Western Europe and how these actors attach particular meanings to women’s empowerment and gender equality in their operations.