Ayse Dayi is an Academy in Exile visiting fellow at Freie Universität Berlin. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, she received her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University in U.S., worked as an Assistant Professor in U.S (gender studies) and Turkey (psychology), completed a visiting scholarship at the CEMS lab (Centre d’étude des movements sociaux) at EHESS in Paris, France, and held a Senior Researcher position at the Science and Technology Studies Lab at UNIL: Université de Lausanne, Switzerland before coming to Berlin.
Ayse Dayi’s research, teaching and activist interests are in women’s health, health psychology, medical sociology, reproductive health rights, health services and policies, neoliberal globalization and health, transnational feminism, post-structural theory and qualitative methods.
Her most recent publication on neoliberal health reform, the debt economy and reproductive rights in Turkey can be found on https://journals.openedition.org/cedref/. She is happy and honored to be a part of the Margarito-Von-Brentano Zentrum this year.