Mine Eder, Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Mine received a Fulbright to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Virginia, where she received her MA and PhD in Politics. She also taught at Lewis and Clark College and was a visiting professor at Yale and George Washington University. She specialized in the comparative political economy of development and published widely on various aspects of Turkey’s political economy ranging from regional cooperation, welfare provision, poverty and informality, problems of developmentalism, populism as well as Turkey-EU relations. Since 2006, her research interests shifted to include an exploration of interstices of migration and urban transformation in Istanbul; domestic female migrant workers, shuttle traders, displacement and gentrification in Istanbul's neighbourhoods as well as local governance.