Damla Cihangir-Tetik is a Ph.D candidate in Political Science at Sabanci University. Her dissertation topic is “Development Policy of the EU: An Analysis of Member State Aid Allocation Preferences”. She also works as a project manager at Transparency International Turkey. She coordinates “Transparency in Political Life Project”, which aims to increase transparency and accountability of political financing of political parties, election campaigns and politicians in Turkey. Her research interests are EU Governance and Politics, EU Foreign, Development and Cooperation Policy, political institutions. She previously worked as a researcher at Economic Development Foundation (IKV) and as a project assistant at Istanbul Policy Center. She worked as a trainee at TUSIAD Brussels Office, EU Information Center, CNNTurk Television and BEKSA Company. She received her first MA degree from King’s College London in European Studies (2008) and the second one from University of Athens in Southeast European Studies (2009). She is a graduate of Sabanci University Social and Political Science undergraduate program (2007).
MAXCAP Partner / PhD Candidate
Sabanci University (SU)