Stone Center Junior Scholar

    Ayse Obali is a Ph.D. student in the Political Science program at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she studies comparative politics. Her research interests lie at the intersection of state capacity regarding redistribution, historical analysis of political institutions, and political and economic inequality. She was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and studied political science and sociology at Boğaziçi University as an undergraduate student.

    Areas of Expertise


    Historical Analysis of Political Institutions

    Political and Economic Inequality