Selected Publications


Cebolla-Boado, Hector / Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu (2023) Selectivity among educational migrants? A multi-sited investigation, Chinese Sociological Review. DOI: 10.1080/21620555.2023.2249589

Giebel, Sonia (2023) ’As Diverse as Possible’: How Universities Compromise Multiracial Identities. Sociology of Education 96 (1),1-18. DOI:

Kim, Jessica/Fallon, Kathleen M. (2023) Making Women Visible: How Gender Quotas Shape Global Attitudes toward Women in Politics. Politics & Gender DOI:

Kim, Jessica / Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu / Cebolla Boado, Hector / Schimmöller, Laura (2023) Inhibiting or Contributing? How Global Liberal Forces Impact Climate Change Scepticism, SCRIPTS Working Paper No. 29.…

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu / Hector Cebolla-Boado (2023) Comparing Agentic Meritocratic Citizenship in Europe and China: A Research Note.  WZB Discussion Paper SP IV 2023–101.

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu / Hector Cebolla-Boado (2023) Transnationalization of Educational Aspirations: Evidence from China. Sociological Review Online 1-18. DOI:



Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu / Baltaru, Roxana D./ Hector Cebolla-Boado (2022) Meritocracy or Reputation? The Role of Rankings in the Sorting of International Students Across Universities Globalisation, Societies and Education. DOI: 10.1080/14767724.2022.2070131

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu  (2022) What is the relationship of meritocracy and the liberal script? SCRIPTS Arguments

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu  (2022) What is the relation between collective and individual self-determination in the liberal script? SCRIPTS Arguments



Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu / Baltaru, Roxana D. (2021) University as the Producer of Knowledge, and Economic and Societal Value: the 20th and Twenty-first Century Transformations of the UK Higher Education System. European Journal of Higher Education 11:3, 312-328.

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu (2021) Who Needs Mobility Without Human Rights? Global Citizenship Observatory, EUI.

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu (2021) Citizenship’s Double-Edged Sword: Locating Liberalism and Illiberalism in Citizenship. Book Review Symposium, The International Journal of Constitutional Law 18 (4): 1519–1522.

Soysal, Yasemin Nuhoglu (2021) Institutional Underpinnings, Global Reach, and the Future of Ordinal Citizenship. Response to Marion Fourcade, “Ordinal Citizenship,” British Journal of Sociology 72 (2): 174–180, 2021.