Kaya is our Research and Development Manager. She holds a PhD in cultural studies from the University of Manchester and worked in academia for a number of years before joining Belong. Kaya’s research focused on social integration and representational politics, particularly as they relate to film and visual media. At Belong, Kaya holds responsibility for leading a number of the organisation’s research projects and for developing research outcomes. Kaya is also an Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Lincoln and a founding member of the Justice, Arts and Migration network.