Hiroshima University, Japan
Pinar Temocin is currently a doctoral student at Hiroshima University, Japan, majoring in Peace Studies and Development Science. Her research interests lie in the intersection of green politics, energy debate, and Japanese civil society. Additionally, much of her research examines the public as a non-state actor in environmental and energy policy debates, and investigates public preferences, and public actions taken in response to environmental issues and policy decisions.
She was trained in Philosophy in Turkey and Germany and Comparative Politics and Public Policy in France. She was also a visiting research student at Seoul National University and fellow on non-nuclear proliferation at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea. She interned and carried out projects on international politics in several research institutes across Europe and researched on anti-nuclear civil society related issues at several universities including the University of Montpellier, France and University of Auckland, New Zealand.