Tunay Altay is a PhD candidate in sociology and gender studies at Humboldt University’s Department of Diversity and Social Conflict. His research and teaching focuses on immigration, gender and sexuality in the context of Germany and Turkey. His previous work involved qualitative studies of the experiences of LGBTQ immigrant groups and Bulgarian sex workers in Berlin. His research has been supported by the German Academic Exchange Service, the German Center for Integration and Immigration Research, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, among others. His 2020 article (co-authored with Gökce Yurdakul and Anna C. Korteweg) is the recipient of the Best Article Award by the Council for European Studies' Gender and Sexuality Research Network. Tunay is a board member of the European Network for Queer Anthropology (ENQA).
PhD candidate in sociology and gender studies, Humboldt University