Dr. Olga Hünler received her Ph.D. from Middle East Technical University in 2007. Between 2016 and 2019, she was granted the Philipp Schwartz Fellowship founded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and she was hosted at the Bremen University, Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, Germany. Since August 2019, she is a fellow of Academy in Exile's Critical Thinking Residency Program at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
Olga Hünler has a keen interest in the intersectionality of gender, psychology, and culture. Her research scope includes, but is not limited to gender, critical masculinities, migration, and academic freedom. Her recent project is focused on “the construction of masculinities in sports-playing young men with a Turkish background.”