Dr. R. Melis Baydag

Photo: Dr. Melis Baydag is a Political Scientist and Researcher in the Research Programme"Inter- and transnational cooperation".

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Political Science

Work areas:

  • International Political Economy
  • Development policy and domestic politics of aid
  • International Cooperation
  • Global Governance
  • Middle Powers

Responsibilities in education and training:

Ruhr University Bochum, Faculty of Social Science:

  • Conducting Bachelor and Master seminars
  • Supervision of Bachelor theses


Vita

since 4/2024 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Researcher, Programme "Inter- and Transnational Cooperation"
since 4/2020 Ruhr University Bochum
Researcher and Lecturer, Chair of International Politics
11/2023 Ruhr University Bochum
PhD in Social Science
Dissertation: "Material Interests and Societal Ideas in Development Policy Preferences: A Comparative Analysis of Mexico, South Korea, and Turkey"
10/2023 - 12/2023 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Guest Researcher, Programme "Inter- and Transnational Cooperation"
5/2023 University of Wrocław, Poland
Visiting Lecturer, Institute of International Studies
10/2018 - 4/2020 Ruhr University Bochum
Lecturer, Chair of International Politics
9/2018 - 10/2018 German Development Institute/ Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Guest Researcher, Programme "Bi- and Multilateral Development Cooperation"
9/2017 - 10/2017 German Development Institute/ Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Guest Researcher, Programme "Bi- and Multilateral Development Cooperation"
7/2017 Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in International Relations
10/2015 - 9/2016 Philipps-Universität Marburg
Exchange Year, M.A. International Development Studies
6/2014 Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. High Honours) in International Relations
10/2013 - 2/2014 Universität Duisburg-Essen
Exchange Semester, B.A. Political Science

Member of

  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • European International Studies Association (EISA)
  • German Political Science Association (DVPW)
  • Turkish Political Science Association (TPSA)
  • European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS)