Biography

Professional info
 

Ahmet İçduygu is Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Koç University, Istanbul Turkey. He currently holds a dual appointment as a full professor at Koç, one is in the Department of International Relations and the other is in the Department of Sociology. He is also the Director of the Migration Research Center at Koç University (MiReKoc). He holds a PhD in Demography from the Australian National University. He held visiting fellow positions at Stockholm University, the University of Warwick, the University of Manchester, and the European University Institute in Florence. He is an elected member of the Science Academy in Turkey.

 

In addition to his own individual research projects, Prof. İçduygu has conducted various research projects for the international organizations such as IOM, UNHCR, EU, OECD and ILO. He teaches on migration studies, theories and practices of citizenship, international organizations, civil society, nationalism and ethnicity, and research methods. In addition to his numerous articles in scholarly journals, such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, Citizenship Studies, European Review, International Migration, International Labor and Working Class History, Population, Space and Place, and British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, his most recent books include:  Migration and Transformation: Multi-Level Analysis of Migrant Transnationalism, co-edited with P. Pitkänen and D. Sert (Springer, 2011), Countries of Migrants, Cities of Migrants – Italy, Spain, Turkey, co-edited with M. Balbo and J.P. Serrano (ISIS Press, 2013), and Critical Reflections in Migration Research: Views from the South and the North, co-edited with Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (Koç University Press, 2014).

Curriculum Vitae

2010 - present

2010 - present

Universities and Degrees
 

Ph.D. in Demography

1991

 

​Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia. Thesis Title: "Migrant as a Transitional Category: Turkish Migrants in Melbourrne, Australia"

 

M.A. in Demography

1985

 

Hacettepe University, Institute of Population Studies, Ankara, Turkey, (Honour Graduate).

 

B.S. in Sociology

1983

 

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, (Honour Graduate).

Present Appointment
 

Koç University

2014 - present

 

Dean, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Koç University, Sarıyer- Istanbul, Turkey.

 
Koç University

2005 - present

 

​Professor, Dept. of International Relations, Koç University, Sarıyer- Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Koç University

​2004 - present

 

Director, Migration Research Program (MiReKoc), Dept. of International Relations, Koç University, Sarıyer- Istanbul, Turkey.

Administrative Experience
 

Koç University

​2014 - present

 

Dean of Faculty, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Koç University, Sarıyer- Istanbul, Turkey.

 
Koç University

​2004 - present

 

Director, Migration Research Program (MiReKoc), Dept. of International Relations, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Koç University

​2008-2011

 

Member,  Faculty Administration Board, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Istanbul, Koc University, Turkey.

 

Koç University

​2005-2008

 

Coordinator,  Dept. of International Relations, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Bilkent University

​2002-2003

 

Associate Chairperson, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.


Bilkent University

​2000-2003

 

Member, Faculty Administration Board, Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, Bilkent University, Bilkent, Ankara.


Bilkent University

​1996-1998

 

Associate Chairperson, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Academic Experience
 

Koç University

2005 - present

 

​Professor, Dept. of International Relations, Koç University, Sarıyer- Istanbul, Turkey.

 

European University Institute

​2010 - 2011

 

Visiting Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.


Koç University

​2003 - 2005

 

Associate Professor, Dept. of International Relations, Koç University, Sariyer-Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Bilkent University

​1996-2003

 

Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

 

The University of Warwick

​1998-2001

 

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

 

University of Manchester

​1999-2000

 

Visiting Associate, Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

 

Bilkent University

​1992-1996

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science and Public Administration Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

 

Stockholm University

​1990-1991

 

Post-doctoral Fellow, Centre for Research in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Australian National University

​1986-1990

 

Ph.D. Scholar and Research Assistant, Demography and Sociology, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

 

Hacettepe University

​1984-1985

 

Research Assistant, Hacettepe University, Institute of Population Studies, Ankara, Turkey.

 

 

Membership in Organizations / Editorials or Organizational Boards
 

 

Since 2012- Member of the Advisory Board, Migration and Development

 

Since 2012 - Member of the Advisory Board, Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Diversity

 

Since 2012 - Member of the Editorial Board, Migration Studies

 

Since 2008 - Member of the Editorial Board, Ethnic and Racial Studies

 

Since 2008 - Member of the Editorial Board, Ulusarası Hukuk ve Politika (Review of International Law and Politics)

 

Since 2007 - Member of the Editorial Board, Uluslararası Ekonomi ve Dış Ticaret Politikaları Dergisi (Journal of International Trade and Diplomacy)

 

Since 2007 - Member of Turkish Demography Association

 

Since 2005 - Member of the Editorial Board, Reveu Europenne des Migretions Internationales (REMI)            

 

Since 2000 - SOPEMI Turkish National Correspondent of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 

 

Since 1999 - Member of the International Advisory Board, Mediterranean Migration Observatory

 

Since 1997 - Member of the European Population Association

 

Since 1997 - Member of the Editorial Board, Turkish Journal of Population Studies

 

Since 1996 - Member of the Turkish Sociological Association

 

Since 1994 - Member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of  Population

 

Since 1994 - Member (and Founding President) of the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants

 

Since 1987 - Member of the Australian Population Association

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