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Dr Ece Kocabicak

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Professional biography

Ece joined the Open University in 2020. Prior to this position, she worked as a Fellow of Gender, Development and Globalisation in the Department of Gender Studies at London School of Economics and Political Science (2017-2020). Ece also taught on the undergraduate programme in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University (2013-2017). She received her PhD from the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University.


Research interests

Ece's research engages with contemporary debates in comparative sociology, feminist political economy, and international development. Her research expertise is on varieties of gender regimes; trajectories of capitalist development; state-formation; the relationship between gender, class, race-ethnicity, and sexuality based inequalities; and the significance of political collective subjects for social change. She is currently working on her research monograph, titled 'The Political Economy of Patriarchy in the Global South' (Routledge, forthcoming).

Teaching interests

Ece is currently teaching on DD318 Dissertation Module and DD215 Social Research Methods