1 Deniz Şenol Sert Özyeğin University Nişantepe Mah. Orman Sok Çekmeköy ISTANBUL Work Phone: Mobile: EDUCATION CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science, February 2008 Major: Comparative Politics Minor: Political Theory Dissertation Title: The Property Rights of Conflict- Induced Internally Displaced People: Ideals, Realities, Lessons (A Quantitative and Comparative Case Study) Advisor: Prof. Susan L. Woodward Reader: Prof. Katherine Verdery CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA Master of Philosophy, Political Science, February 2006 London School of Economics, London, UK Master of Science, European Union Policy- Making, October 2001 Thesis Title: The Copenhagen Criterion of Minority Rights: Is It Effective in Terms of Political Conditionality? The Case of Turkey Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, June 2000 Üsküdar American Academy, Istanbul, Turkey Diploma, Liberal Arts, June 1996 EXPERIENCE Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey Assistant Professor, Present Turkish Review Editor- at- Large, Present MiReKoc, Istanbul, Turkey Senior Research Associate, Worked on a research project funded by the European Commission's DG- Research 7 th Framework Programme entitled Imagining Europe from the Outside, EUMAGINE. Worked on a research project on transnational spaces and migration funded by the European Commission's DG- Research 7th Framework Programme entitled Transnationalisation, Migration and Transformation: Multi- Level Analysis of Migrant Transnationalism, TRANS- NET ( ). Worked on a research project that was a comparative study of the Turkey- EU versus Mexico- USA borders funded by the German Marshall Fund entitled Irregular Migration at Two Borders: The Turkish- EU and Mexican- USA Cases ( ). Drafted policy- briefs on Turkey- related migration issues; organized conferences, workshops, and meetings; edited books, and got research ready for publication; managed MiReKoc Twitter, Facebook accounts. Coordinated the MiReKoc International Migration Summer School, 2011, 2012, 2013.
2 University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain MISOCO Visiting Fellow, Spring 2012 Taught a class on Internal Displacement. Mentored MISOCO students on their master theses. Summer School, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey Adjunct Summer Faculty, Summer 2008, Summer 2012, Summer 2013 Taught Introduction to Political Science, Social Movements, International Migration. Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2010, Spring 2013 Taught Introduction to Political Science, International Migration. TÜSEV, Istanbul, Turkey Researcher, Conducted a research project that aimed to map out an index of civil society in Turkey within an extended CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation project. Department of Political Science, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey Adjunct Faculty, Spring 2008, Fall 2010 Taught Introduction to Comparative Political Systems. Prof. Susan L. Woodward, New York, USA Research Assistant, Fall 2004 Fall 2005 Established a database of younger scholars working on the issues and/or areas of post- conflict reconstruction. Organized workshops. Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College, New York, USA Adjunct Faculty, Spring 2005 Taught Introduction to Political Science. Turkish Mission to the United Nations, New York, USA Adviser/Internship, Summer 2003 Followed up General Assembly Second and Third Committee meetings, prepared oral and written reports. Economic Development Foundation (IKV), Istanbul, Turkey Researcher, Spring Summer 2002 Conducted research on EU energy, transportation and public procurement policies. Prof. Paul Kubicek, Istanbul, Turkey Research Assistant, Summer 2000 Conducted extensive research on Turkish Civil Society; article published at MERIA entitled The Earthquake, Europe, and Prospects of Political Change in Turkey. Prof. Thomas W. Smith, Istanbul, Turkey Research Assistant, Fall 1999 Spring 2000 Conducted research on ethics of war; article published in International Studies Quarterly entitled The New Law of War: Legitimizing High- Tech and Infrastructural Violence. Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey Sert 2
3 Student Mentor, Fall 1998 Spring 2000 Mentored junior students on their academic achievements. FELLOWSHIPS Master in Integration and Social Cohesion, MISOCO Fellow MiReKoc Research Fellow Dissertation Writing Fellow: Carole and Morton Olshan Dissertation Fellowship Research Fellow: John H. E. Fried Memorial Fellowships in International Human Rights 2005 Research Fellow: Inter- University Consortium on Security & Humanitarian Action by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 2005 CUNY Graduate Center Grad B Award (Declined) PUBLICATIONS Books 1. Migration and Turkey: Changing Human Geography, The Isis Press, February (With Deniz Karcı Korfalı). 2. Borders Under Stress: The Cases of Turkey- EU and Mexico- USA Borders, The Isis Press, December (With Ahmet İçduygu). 3. Migration and Transformation: Multi- Level Analysis of Migrant Transnationalism, Springer, (With Pirkko Pitkanen and Ahmet İçduygu). 4. Property Rights of Internally Displaced Persons: Ideals and Realities, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Book Chapters/Contributions 1. The Changing Waves of Migration from the Balkans to Turkey: A Historical Account, in Hans Vermeulen et. al. Migration in the Southern Balkans: From Ottoman Territory to Globalized Nation States, IMISCOE- AUP Series, Forthcoming. (With Ahmet İçduygu). 2. Balkan Göçlerinin Değişen Hikayesi: Balkan Savaşları ndan Bugüne Tarihsel Bir Derleme, in Mustafa Türkeş, Türk Tarih Kurumu, Forthcoming. (With Ahmet İçduygu). 3. Küresel Hareketlilik ve Göç, in Evren Balta, Ed., Küresel Siyasete Giriş: Kavramlar, Teoriler ve Süreçler, İletişim Yayınları, Forthcoming. 4. Governing Without Control: Turkey s Struggle with Mobility, in Ayşecan Terzioğlu et. al., Eds. Governmentalized Nation, Routledge, Forthcoming. (With Uğur Yıldız). 5. UNHCR, in Immanuel Ness, Ed., The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Wiley, February Compensation Packages, in Lavinia Stan and Nadya Nedelsky, Eds., The New Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice, Cambridge University Press, Varying transnational and multicultural activities in the Turkish and German migration context, in Pirkko Pitkanen, Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert, Eds., Migration and Transformation: Multi- Level Analysis of Migrant Transnationalism, Springer, (With Jürgen Gerdes and Eveline Reisenauer). 8. Current Characteristics of Migrant Transnationalism, in Pirkko Pitkanen, Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert, Eds., Migration and Transformation: Multi- Level Analysis of Migrant Transnationalism, Springer, (With Pirkko Pitkanen and Ahmet İçduygu). 9. Uluslararası Göçün Nedenleri ve Kuramları (Causes and Theories of International Migration), in N. Aslı Şirin and S. Gülfer Ihlamur- Öner, Eds. Uluslararası Göçü Yeniden Düşünmek: Yeni Yaklaşım ve Yönelimler (Rethinking International Migration: New Approaches and Perspectives), İletişim Yayınları, Sert 3
4 10. Transit Border Crossings in Turkey: An Environment of Uncertainty and Insecurity, in Maria Eugenia Anguiano and Maria Lopez Sala, Eds., Migration and Borders: Methodological Approaches and Case Studies, Barcelona: Editorial Bellaterra, CIDOB, in Spanish, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 11. From Unstable East to Prosperous West: Turkey s New Role as a Country of Immigration and Transit, in Vida Bakondy and Cornelia Kogoj, Eds., Good Luck! Migration Today, Vienna, Belgrade, Zagreb, Istanbul, Initiative Minderheiten, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 12. Explaining Why People Move: Intra and Interdisciplinary Debates about the Causes of International Migration, in Robert A. Denemark, Ed., The International Studies Encyclopedia, Wiley, Journal Articles 1. Autonomy Despite Restrictions: Asylum Seekers in Isparta, Istanbul, and Yalova, Siyasal Bilimler Dergisi, Vol. 1:1, , (With Uğur Yıldız). 2. Turkey s Integrated Border Management Strategy? Turkish Policy Quarterly, Spring Integration and/or Transnationalism? The Case of Turkish- German Transnational Space, Perceptions, Vol. 17:2, , Summer Project- Tied Labor Migration from Turkey to the MENA Region: Past, Present, and Future, International Labor and Working Class History, Special Issue on Labor Migration and the Middle East, 2011, Vol. 79, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 5. Internal Displacement: Return, Property, Economy, International Migration, 2011, doi: /j x 6. Reversing Segregation? The Property Restitution Process in Post- War Bosnia, Ethnopolitics, 2011, Vol. 10:2, Cyprus: Peace, Return and Property, Journal of Refugee Studies, 2010, Vol. 23:2, The March 2009 Local Elections and the Inconsistent Democratic Transformation the AKP in Turkey, Middle- East Critique, 2010, Vol. 19:1, (With Sebnem Gümüsçü). 9. The Power of Devout Bourgeoisie: The Case of Justice and Development Party in Turkey, Middle Eastern Studies, 2009, Vol. 45:6, (With Sebnem Gümüsçü). 10. Domestic Politics in Cyprus: Grounds for Migrant Voices? Journal of Mediterranean Studies, 2007, Vol. 17:2, Reports 1. Step- by- step Migration through Turkey: From the Indian Sub- continent to Europe, CARIM- India Research Report 2012/14. (With Ahmet İçduygu). 2. The Gateway of Thrace: Migration Management on the Turkey- EU Border/s, MiReKoc Research Report, 2012 (Published as a book chapter in İçduygu & Sert 2012). 3. International Migration in the Mashriq Countries: Past Trends, Future Potentials and Determinants Possible Implications for Environmental Migration? The Global Environmental Migration Foresight UK Government Office for Science, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 4. Türkiye de Sivil Toplum: Bir Dönüm Noktası Uluslararası Sivil Toplum Endeksi Projesi, Türkiye Ülke Raporu II (Civil Society in Turkey: A Turning Point, Civil Society Index Project Turkey Country Report II), TÜSEV Yayınları, (With Zeynep Meydanoğlu & Ahmet İçduygu). 5. Irregular Migration at Two Borders: The Turkish- EU and Mexican- USA Cases, German Marshall Fund Immigration Paper Series, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 6. Consequences of Transnational Citizenship for Migrant Sending Countries: A Debate on Dual Citizenship, Center on Migration, Citizenship and Development (COMCAD) Working Paper No.87, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 7. Country Profile: Turkey, Focus Migration, No. 5, April (With Ahmet İçduygu). Book Reviews 1. Secularism through the lens of medical anthropology, Turkish Review, Vol. 3:5, Sert 4
5 2. Susan Bible Coutin, Nations of Emigrants: Shifting Boundaries of Citizenship in El Salvador and the United States and Montserrat Guibernau, The Identity of Nations, Millennium Journal of International Studies, Vol. 37:3. 3. Carol M. Swain (ed.) Debating Immigration, Insight Turkey, Vol. 11:4. 4. Harald Kleinschmidt (ed.), Migration, Regional Integration and Human Security: The Formation and Maintenance of Transnational Spaces, Millennium Journal of International Studies, Vol. 35:3. 5. Beyond The Responsibility to Protect, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Vol. 2:2. 6. Islamic headscarf: Plural meanings and responses, International Sociology Review of Books. 7. The Middle East: A Region in Political Turmoil and its Prospects for Change? Turkish Book Review, No Remembering the past, understanding the present, Turkish Book Review, No Remembering Uğur Mumcu? Turkish Book Review, No Debates over Laicism with AKP s Rise from Local to National Politics, Turkish Book Review, No Locating Turkey in Politics of 21st Century, Turkish Book Review, No Latest Elections in Turkey: Enduring, and Ignored Issues, Turkish Book Review, No.1. Works- In- Progress/Under- Review 1. Orta ve Doğu Avrupa Çıkışlı Göçün Kentsel Sonuçları ve Yönetimi The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, TÜBİTAK JPI Urban Europe Projesi, start date June A Debate over Return Migration: The Case of Turkish Guest- Workers in Germany, Book chapter. (With Ahmet İçduygu). 3. Migrants Uncertainties versus State s Insecurities: Transit Migration in Turkey, Book chapter. (With Ahmet İçduygu). CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/LECTURES 1. Revisiting human security in Turkish context: Not applicable, Paper presented at the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies (CPRS) Human Security Conference: New Challenges, New Perspectives, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, October 24-27, (With Uğur Yıldız). 2. Revisiting causes of migration: does qualitative data support the quantitative? Paper presented at the 10 th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden, August 25-28, CEE Migration Within Turkey: What do we know? Paper presented at the 10 th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden, August 25-28, (With Deniz Karcı Korfalı). 4. Balkan Göçlerinin Değişen Hikayesi: Balkan Savaşları ndan Bugüne Tarihsel Bir Derleme (Changing Story of Balkan Migrations: A Historical Compilation from the Balkan Wars to the Present), Paper presented at the Balkan Conference, METU, Ankara, Turkey, May 23-24, (With Ahmet İçduygu). 5. Biopolitics Beyond Geopolitics: Migration policy- making in Turkey, Paper presented at the ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, USA, April 3-6, (With Uğur Yıldız). 6. Border Management, Paper presented at the Istanbul Policy Center- Stiftung Mercator Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey, February 13, Imagining Europe from the Outside, EUMAGINE: Findings from Turkey, Project findings presented in Ankara, November 13, 2012, Istanbul, January 5, 2013, and Brussels, January 23, Imaginations of Europe in Turkey: Where does Germany stand? Paper presented at TürkeiAlmanya: Migration and Interculturalism in Regional Context Conference, Düsseldorf, Germany, November 21-23, Who wants to go to Europe? Evidence from Morocco, Senegal, Ukraine and Turkey, Paper presented at the IMISCOE Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 28-29, (With Ahmet İçduygu and Hüseyin Alptekin). Sert 5
6 10. The Migration System within the Balkans and Mediterranean, Seminar given at the MiReKoc International Summer School, Istanbul, Turkey, July 1-13, Who wants to go to Europe? Evidence from Morocco, Ukraine and Turkey, Paper presented at the European Population Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 13-16, (With Ahmet İçduygu and Hüseyin Alptekin). 12. Bios versus Zoé: A Theoretical Approach to Satellite City Regulation, Paper presented at the UNHCR Turkey Third Academic Network Seminar, Bilgi University, Istanbul, May 15-16, (With Uğur Yıldız). 13. Changing Patterns of Technology Usage in the German- Turkish Transnational Space, Paper presented at the ISA Annual Convention, San Diego, USA, April 1-4, Yıllık Dönüşüm: Türkiye- Almanya Ulusaşırı Göç Alanı (Transformation of 50 Years: Turkish- German Transnational Migration Space), Paper presented at the International Conference: Transnational Migration via Turkish- German Example, Bilgi University, Istanbul, October 31, Non- existing intercultural relations of Istanbul, 11 th Meeting of the CLIP Network, Zeytinburnu Municipality Cultural Center, Istanbul, October 31, (New) Migration Hubs of Istanbul: Some Reflections, Global migration and right to the cities of the future, Oxford COMPAS Roundtable Discussion, Bahçeşehir University, October 29, To be or not to be : The case of refugees in the satellite cities of Turkey, Paper presented at the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies (CPRS) Human Security Conference: New Challenges, New Perspectives, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, October 27-28, (With Uğur Yıldız). 18. Gelecek Norm Olarak Sınırlar Ötesi Yaşam Biçimleri? (Cross- Border Life Styles as the Norm of the Future? Paper presented at the German Turks- Turkish Germans? The 50th Anniversary of the Turkey- German Labor Agreement, Turkey and Integration Research Center, Essen, Germany, September 14, Integration in Limbo: The Case of Turkish- German Transnational Space, Paper presented at the Eight Annual IMISCOE Conference: Dynamics of European Migration Space: Economy, Politics and Development, Warsaw, Poland, September 8-9, MENA as an Immigration Region: Case of Turkey, Seminar given at the MiReKoc International Summer School, Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-10, Migration in Turkey, Lecture given at Stiftung Mercator, Essen, Germany, April 18, Solving the Problem of Internal Displacement: Politics over Policy, Paper presented at the ISA Annual Convention, New Orleans, USA, February 17-20, A Local Issue with a Global Frame: Human Displacement in Turkey, Paper presented at the Ninth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR), Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, July 7-10, Legal Status of 2 nd Generation Immigrants in Turkey, Presentation at the Talking about My Generation: the 2nd Generation Immigrants Festival, Athens, Greece, November 14-15, Irregular Border Crossings between Asia and Europe: The Passage of Turkey, Paper presented at the Inter- institutional Academic Collaborative among ACC Universities Symposium, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, June 18-21, Reconciliation via Repatriation: Case of Cyprus, Paper presented at the ISA Annual Convention, New York, USA, February 15-18, AB Sürecinde Türk Yerel Yönetimler ve Göç Politikası (Turkish Municipalities and Migration Politics within the EU Process) and Avrupa Birliği ve 3. Ülke Vatandaşları (EU and Third Country Nationals), Seminars given at Zeytinburnu Municipality, December Internal Displacement: A Security Problem Solved through Development Paper presented at the Second Global International Studies Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 23-26, Internal Displacement: A Security Threat of a New Kind? Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference, Pisa, Italy, September 6-8, Domestic Politics in Cyprus: Grounds for Migrant Voices? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the APSA, Chicago, USA, August 30- September 2, Sert 6
7 31. Analyzing Diasporas: Theories and Cases, Panel Session Discussant, ISA Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, March The Conditions of Return: A Quantitative Analysis of Internal Displacement, Paper presented at Poster Sessions, ISA Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, March New Wars, Old Issues: The Problem of Land and Property in Civil Wars, Paper presented at the First Global International Studies Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, August 24-27, ACTIVITIES/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE/ AFFILIATIONS IMISCOE Member. International Studies Association Member. Peer- reviews articles for International Migration. Reviews abstracts for the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Conference. London School of Economics European Studies Program Class of 2001 Student Representative. Koç University Model United Nations Club Founding Member. Attended: 12 th Cairo International Model United Nations 2000, Cairo, Egypt; Universidad de Murcia MUN Conference, 1999, Murcia, Spain; The Southeastern European International Model UN 1998, Sofia, Bulgaria; Harvard World Model United Nations Conference 1998, Brussels, Belgium; The European International MUN Conference, 1997, The Hague, Netherlands. SKILLS Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, SPSS, EndNote, Nvivo, Drupal. Turkish (Native), Spanish (Intermediate), Uzbek (Intermediate), and Russian (Beginner). Sert 7