2017 - 2019 Postdoctoral researcher in the Horizon 2020 project EU-STRAT - The EU and Eastern Partnership Countries: An Inside-Out Analysis and Strategic Assessment at the University of St Gallen's Center for Governance and Culture in Europe. The focus is on Turkey's foreign policy towards the South Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova.
2017 - 2018 Participant in the Global Relations Forum's Young Academics Programme.
Research project: "New Europe and New Turkey"
2016 Research project on Alternative Identity Constructions in Contemporary Turkey at Bogazici University Istanbul, funded by the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)