Zeynep Kaya is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security and at the LSE Middle East Centre, and Lecturer at the Pembroke-King's Programme, University of Cambridge.
Dr Kaya’s research interests focus on gender and conflict in the Middle East and the implementation of the WPS agenda in Iraq. Her wider research interests are in the international politics of the Middle East with a focus on Kurds, nationalism, democracy, self-determination and gender in Iraq, Syria and Turkey.
- Kaya, Zeynep N. (2017) Gender and statehood in the Kurdistan region of Iraq LSE Middle East Centre paper series, 18. LSE Middle East Centre, London, UK.
- Kaya, Zeynep N. (2017) Outperforming Baghdad? Explaining women's rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq LSE Women, Peace and Security Blog.
- Kaya, Zeynep N. (2017) Women, Peace and Security in Iraq: Iraq’s National Action Plan to implement Resolution 1325 LSE Middle East Centre Report, Middle East Centre, LSE, London, UK.
- Kaya, Zeynep N. (2016) Women in post-conflict Iraqi Kurdistan Open Democracy (26 Feb 2016) opinion.