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Evren Yalaz

Evren Yalaz

Senior post-doctoral researcher, GRITIM-UPF


Evren Yalaz is a senior postdoctoral researcher at Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration, University of Pompeu Fabra (GRITIM-UPF). She holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University. Her research interests engage with questions about the political mobilization and participation of migrants; transnationalism; migrants' community organizations; comparative politics of citizenship and integration regimes; qualitative methodology in migration studies. Her dissertation research examined sources of variations in degrees and trajectories of immigrant political incorporation by focusing on Turkish immigrants and their organizations in Germany and France. She has been involved in various research projects both at national and international level. She co-coordinates IMISCOE Research Group on Qualitative and Conceptual Research in Migration Studies.

Background and education

  • (2014) PhD, Department of Political Science at Rutgers University
  • (2006) MA, Bogazici University
  • (2003) BA, Bogazici University


Research interests

  • Migration and diversity studies
  • Political mobilization and participation
  • Social Movements
  • Qualitative Research
  • Migrants' transnationalism

Research projects

  • Transnational Political Incorporation. Link

Selected publications

  • Yalaz, Evren; Zapata-Barrero, Ricard

    2018.Mapping the Qualitative Migration Research in Europe: An Exploratory Analysis.In: Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Evren Yalaz.Qualitative Research in European Migration Studies.IMISCOE Research Series. Amsterdam:Springer.Link
  • Zapata-Barrero, Ricard; Yalaz, Evren (eds)

    2018.Qualitative Research in European Migration Studies.IMISCOE Research Series. Amsterdam:Springer.Link
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