Isabel David has a PhD from the School of Social and Political Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa (University of Lisbon). The title of her thesis is "Post-Kemalism? The New Balance of Power in Turkey". Isabel David is currently Assistant Professor at the School of Social and Political Sciences. She has published several chapters in edited volumes and an entry (“Covenant”) on the Encyclopedia of Political Science, George T. Kurian (Editor in Chief), CQ Press, 2011. Her latest publication, as an editor (with Prof. Kumru Toktamis), is intitled ‘Everywhere Taksim’: Sowing the Seeds for a New Turkey at Gezi, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press (forthcoming). Professor David is currently working on a publication on post-islamism in Turkey. She is a reviewer for Insight Turkey and Sociology of Islam and a member of the editorial board of Sociology of Islam.