Zeliha Eliaçık

Zeliha Eliaçık received her Bachelor’s and Master degrees in Political Science and Oriental Studies, with a master thesis, "The social and judical status of Jews in Yemen” from the Ruhr University of Bochum. She was awarded a DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue research in Yemen and served as Lecturer and Commissioner for Culture at the German Jordanian University in Jordan. Eliaçık’s research interest includes Oriental Studies, minorities in Muslim and European societies, Germany’s Islam politicy and extremism in Europe. Currently, she serves as a researcher in the Department for Europian Studies at SETA.