After undergraduate sociology studies in Istanbul (University of Istanbul), Ayse completed her MA and PhD degrees at the Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. Her dissertation focuses on the new class cleavages in the post-industrial societies. In order to reflect the new cleavages, she has adjusted the frequently used EGP class schema (Goldthorpe-schema). Ayse's work has been published in leading international journals. Migration, mobility and changes in life course are her recent research interests. More information could be found on Ayse's home page.