Dr. Zeynep Yanasmayan holds a PhD in Social Sciences from KU Leuven, Belgium. Before joining the project Constitutional Politics in Turkey at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin she worked as a researcher and taught at European University Viadrina, Germany. She was also a postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen and the Scientific Project Manager of the RELIGARE project ‘Religious Diversity and Secular Models in Europe – Innovative Approaches to Law and Policy’ at KU Leuven. Her research focuses on topics relating to migration and citizenship studies, religion and politics and Turkish constitutional politics. Her publications include; “Citizenship on paper or at heart? Closer look into the dual citizenship debate in Europe.” Citizenship Studies; “Further stay or return? Insights from the highly educated Turkish migrants in Amsterdam, Barcelona and London”, in L. Meier (eds.) Migrant Professionals in the City Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities, Routledge (2014); “Role of Turkish Islamic Organizations in Belgium: An Inquiry into the Strategies of TIFB and IFB”, Insight Turkey, 12 (1), 139-161 (2010).