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Duygu Avci



Is a postdoctoral researcher at the Sabancı University in Turkey. She completed her  PhD  in the Development Studies Program at the Institute of Social Studies. For both her  MA and PhD theses, she conducted research on socio-environmental conflicts over mining in Turkey and Ecuador. Based on this research, she published articles individually and jointly in Ecological Economics (2010), The Extractive Industries and Society (2016), and Geoforum (2017). Her current research interests include vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in agriculture, sustainable agriculture, food systems transformation, environmental justice, and just transition. With colleagues, they try to regularly publish short articles on agriculture and food-related topics in local media to contribute to broader public discussions. Duygu also works as a translator and an editor for a book series on Critical Agrarian Studies in Turkish.  Additionally, she volunteers at a food cooperative, dedicated to supporting small farmers, women farmers, and ecological production.