Research Associate, 2017-
Burcu Mutlu is a doctoral candidate in the program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology & Society at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests include new reproductive technologies; biopolitics, reproduction, and gender; transnational reproductive travel; moral reasoning; practices of secrecy; and feminist theory. Her doctoral work investigates how law, religion, technology, politics and culture intermingle to define both the possibilities for and restrictions on local practices of reproduction and kinship, with a particular focus on transnational gamete donation and sex selection in Turkey. She received her BA in Political Science and International Relations from Marmara University and her MA in Sociology from Bogazici University.