Begum Ozkaynak OrtakoyluogluProfessor
Begüm Özkaynak holds a BA and MA in Economics from Boğaziçi University an Mphil in Economics from University of Manchester and a PhD in Ecological Economics and Environmental Management from ICTA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. She is a Professor of Economics at Boğaziçi University. Her research interests include environmental and ecological economics, sustainable development, environmental conflicts and governance. Recently, she has been working on projects investigating environmental conflicts and the subsequent environmental movements. She is a board member and secretary of the European Society of Ecological Economics. Previously, she held visiting positions in Cambridge University and Humboldt University Berlin. Prof. Özkaynak coordinated the mining work package in FP7-‐funded EJOLT (Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade) project between 2011-‐2015 and is currently part of the team in Academic-‐Activist Co-‐ Produced Knowledge for Environmental Justice (ACKnowl-‐EJ) project funded by International Social Science Council.
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