Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayça Ergun Özbolat

Ayça Ergun is an associate professor of sociology at Middle East Technical University (METU). She is also the vice-chair of Center For Black Sea and Central Asia (KORA) and Deputy Dean at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, METU. Her research interests include democratisation, civil society, nation and state-building, state-society relations, political elite in the Southern Caucasus, civil society in Turkey, cross-border cooperation between Turkey and Europe, qualitative research methodology.

Qualitative Research