Pelin Kılınçarslan is a PhD Candidate in Political Science and International Relations at Koç University, where she works as a teaching and research assistant. She received her BA in Political Science from Bilkent University and her MA in International Relations from Koç University. She has held a visiting researcher position in the Politics Department at the University of Manchester. She is currently working on her doctoral research which explores the gendered dimensions of the growing reliance of households on debt, with fieldwork in Greece and Turkey. Related to this, she has been granted Nermin Abadan-Unat Social Sciences Award, and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) International Scholarship. She is also currently working as a training facilitator in a project about women and leadership funded by the MATRA Social Transformation Program in collaboration with the Center for Gender Studies at Koç University (KOÇ-KAM). Her primary research interests are in feminist political economy with a particular focus on labor and resistance, subjectivity formations, and financialization of everyday life.