Dr. Pınar Dönmez obtained her MA and PhD from the University of Warwick, Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS). In her doctoral thesis she investigated the dynamics of (de)politicisation in economic policy making and its broader social and political impact in the post-2001 Turkish context from a political economy perspective. She currently works as a visiting research fellow at the Central European University. She occupied a similar position at Koc University between the years 2012 and 2014.