Berfin Çakın is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Istanbul Medeniyet University. She was a visiting doctoral student at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. Her research interests lie in the fields of emotions, ontological insecurity and equality issues. She is currently working on her doctoral thesis entitled “Ontological Insecurities and Gendered Political Space in Malaysia and Turkey”. Her work has been published in the Journals Democratization, Political Studies Review, and Politics and the Life Science. She is highly motivated in the Data Science Techniques for Survey Researchers course gain hands-on experience with R+ to support their research on emotions versus gender politics and Methodologically optimize attitudes towards gender equality.