Dr. Büke Boşnak is an assistant professor of International Relations at Istanbul Bilgi University. She holds an MSc in European Politics and Governance from the London School of Economics and PhD in Political Science from University of Tübingen, Germany. Her research focuses on civil society, Europeanisation, gender studies, environmental politics and human rights, and EU-Turkey relations. She previously taught at University of Birmingham, Boğaziçi University and Koç University. She is currently teaching courses on civil society, external relations of the EU, and international relations.