Hülya Dinçer is a human rights lawyer and scholar from Turkey. She holds a master degree from Paris Panthéon Sorbonne University and a PhD in human rights law from Galatasaray University. She worked in the Human Rights Department of Marmara University as a teaching and research assistant from 2011 to 2017. Between 2018–2019 she was a post-doctoral researcher at Institut of Political Sciences of Ecole Normal Supérieure Paris-Saclay in France.
Hülya has been involved in the human rights movement and collaborated with NGOs involved in the fight against impunity in Turkey such as the Center of Memory, Truth and Justice. She has also conducted research at CELS, an Argentinian NGO fighting for accountability and truth-recovery during her stay in Buenos Aires between 2013–2014 as a visiting researcher. Her research focuses on transitional justice, collective memory and law, peace building, and accountability mechanisms.