Bertil Emrah Oder is the Dean and Professor of Constitutional Law at Koç University Law School. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Cologne (Germany). She is a full member of Science Academy Turkey and All European Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA), Science and Ethics WG. She has been selected as Henry Morris Lecturer of international and comparative law in 2012. She holds the UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development.
She has served as an international consultant of UN Women and Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in different capacity-building projects. She was an academic consultant of the Constitutional Conciliation Committee (Turkey), 2011-2013. She has contributed to the strategic litigations and human rights activism through advising in matters of constitutional review and European supervision, particularly the European Court of Human Rights. She has served in the executive or advisory committees of reputable research projects, research centers, and associations on human rights, and law journals. She also served as the co-president of the Law Schools Global League, 2015-2018. Fluent in English, German, and Turkish. She holds also LLB and MA/LLM degrees from the University of Istanbul and Marmara University (Turkey).