Tugba Bozcaga, Assistant Professor in Politics and Political Methodology at King's College London, a Fellow at Harvard University's Middle East Initiative, and a Faculty Fellow at the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS).
Tugba was previsouly a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. She completed her PhD in 2020 at MIT. Her research interests lie in comparative political economy and political economy of development, with a substantive focus on service provision, bureaucracy, state capacity, distributive politics, and migration and a regional focus on the MENA region. Her work has been awarded Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Prize (Honorable Mention) from APSA Political Economy Section, Weber Best Conference Paper Award from APSA Religion and Politics Section, Best Comparative Policy Paper Award from APSA Public Policy Section, and Best Paper Awards from APSA MENA Politics Section. Her research has been supported by the Harvard Data Science Initiative, Program on Governance and Local Development and MIT Center for International Studies.