Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 17 Jun - Tue 24 Jun, 2003
(Session 409)

Kemal Kirisci Kemal Kirisci (Faculty)

Country/Region: Turkey

The Brookings Institution

Director, European Studies Center, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, Boðaziçi University, Istanbul; Former Member, External Research Advisory Committee, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva

Biography:
Kemal Kirisci is Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, director of the European Studies Center, and a professor of international relations in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Bo?aziçi University in Istanbul. His areas of expertise include international relations theory, international politics, government, and society in the Middle East, Turkish foreign policy, international affairs since 1648, and refugee studies. From 1996 to 2000, he served as a member of the External Relations Advisory Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Dr. Kirisci is a former Fulbright scholar and visiting associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; a former visiting associate professor at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and former faculty at the General Staff Armed Forces College, Istanbul. Dr. Kirisci received a B.A. in finance and management from Bo?aziçi University; an M.A. in international relations from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England; and a Ph.D. in international relations from the Department of Systems Science at the City University, London.