Editors

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Başak Akgül is a PhD Candidate in the Institute for Modern Turkish History at Boğaziçi University, and the Institute for History at Leiden University. Her research interests include rural change, environmental politics, natural resource management, knowledge production, and peripatetic strategies. Her dissertation examines the cultural ecology of nomadic artisanship in Ottoman Anatolia.

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Ozge Burcu Gunes is a PhD Candidate in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds an MA in Development Studies from the same Institute and a BA in International Relations from Galatasaray University, Turkey. Her research interests include poverty and social inequalities, international organizations and development policy, urbanization, and gender and ethnicity. Her PhD project examines economic and financial strategies of Roma in Sakarya, Turkey. She has previously conducted research in Istanbul and studied social exclusion of Roma in the realms of education and employment.
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Dr Danielle V. Schoon is a Lecturer in the departments of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) and Dance at The Ohio State University, where she teaches the Turkish Studies curriculum as well as a Dance Ethnography course. Danielle graduated with a dual Ph.D. in Middle East and North African Studies and Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 2015. Her dissertation research explored the impact of neoliberal reforms in Turkey on the country's urban Romani populations, particularly in the areas of citizenship, belonging, and civic engagement.

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Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci is a Professor of Transnational Studies and Marketing as well as directing the Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies at Regent's University London, UK. He has widely published on migration, ethnicity, conflict, labour markets, and remittances. He is the author of Exploring the Kurdish Population in the Turkish Context (Genus, 2000) and The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany (Edwin Mellen Press, 2006). He has conducted research on minorities and migration in Turkey, Iraq, Germany, and the UK. His most recent books are Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (The World Bank, 2012, with J. Cohen and D. Ratha) and Cultures of Migration, the Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility (University of Texas Press, 2012, with J. Cohen). Prof Sirkeci is also the Editor of Migration Letters journal.

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Dr Deniz Eroglu Utku is Deputy Director of the Institute for Research in Romani Culture and Language at Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey. She holds a PhD from the University of Essex, United Kingdom. She has earned her BA in Political Science at Hacettepe University, Turkey. Dr Eroglu is a regular contributor of Turkish Migration Conferences and she has co-edited a special issue on Syrian Crisis and migration for Migration Letters journal recently.

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