Gamze Erdem Türkelli is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp Law Faculty and a member of the Law and Development Research Group.
She received her PhD in Law at the University of Antwerp (2017). Her doctoral research focused on children's rights obligations and responsibility for corporate and corporate-like actors under international law. Gamze obtained her Bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey) summa cum laude and holds Master's degrees from the University of Paris 1 - Pantheon Sorbonne (France) and from Yale University (US), where she was a Fulbright Fellow. Previously, Gamze has worked in the private sector as a research analyst and advisor and in the non-profit sector in different capacities.
Her research interests include transnational human rights obligations, children’s rights, the links between law and development, and new economic actors in development financing and governance.