PhD Candidate, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.
Maral Jefroudi studied Political Science, Sociology and History at Bogazici University, Istanbul. She obtained her MA degree at the Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History, BU with her thesis entitled A Re-Politicized History of Iranian Transit Migrants Passing Through Turkey in the 1980s. She worked as an Instructor at the Ataturk Institute from 2008 to 2010. Since October 2010 she is a PhD Researcher at the International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam and Leiden University writing a PhD thesis on the social history of labor in the Iranian Oil Industry (1954-1979) as a part of the project A Social History of Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry (1908-2008).