Senem Ertan

Senem Ertan

WAPPP Fellow
Associate professor of Political Science, Social Sciences University of Ankara, Turkey
Senem Ertan

Senem Ertan is an associate professor of Political Science at Social Sciences University of Ankara, Turkey. She has been serving as a Co-PI at the Womanstats Database and Project since 2011. She received her PhD from the University of Siena in 2013, after receiving her M.A. in Global Political Economy from the University of Kassel, Germany and her B.A. in International Relations from the Ege University, Turkey. Her recent research interests are gender equality policies in international parliaments, domestic violence laws and policies, politics of age of marriage and comparative politics. Senem’s research has been published in books of prominent academic publishers and in well-established journals such as Politics & Gender, Social Indicators Research and Global Society. As a WAPPP Fellow, Senem will conduct a field research on politics of age of marriage in the US states. This research has received funding from Visiting Scholar Program of the Fulbright. Research Topics Age of Marriage, Gender Equality Policies, Comparative Politics