Zeynep Şahin Mencütek

Zeynep Sahin Mencutek received her PhD in Politics and International Relations from the University of Southern California in 2011. She is currently a visiting fellow at the Institute for Peace and Development, University of Duisburg-Essen. She also serves as the Senior Research Fellow for the Swedish Research Institute, Istanbul for the Horizon2020 project titled RESPOND: Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond. Prior to these positions, she held three years fellowship at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research in Duisburg. She also served as an assistant professor at the Department of International Relations at Gediz University in Turkey and gained associate professor status in the International Relations in 2019. Her research focuses on international politics of the Middle East, comparative migration policies, refugee governance, diaspora and women in politics. She published a monograph, Refugee Governance, State and Politics in the Middle East (Routledge, 2018) and articles in internationally refereed journals including Political Studies, International Migration, Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Migration Letters and Forced Migration Review. She has chapters in international collected volumes, encyclopaedia entries and book reviews.

Email: zeynepsahinmencutek@gmail.com