Atahan Demirkol

Faculty Member at Afyon Kocatepe University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration (Türkiye)


About Me

Atahan Demirkol holds an MSc in Urban Policy Planning from Middle East Technical University (Türkiye) and a BA in Political Science & Public Administration from Gazi University (Türkiye). He has several published articles, including in the International Migration, Teaching Public Administration, Journal of Public Affairs Education, and Migration Letters journals. He has done several reviews for journals, such as Cogent Social Sciences. 

He mostly employs critical perspectives or theories in his research to explore quantitative or qualitative links among international migration, urban, and policy. He is currently a research assistant & faculty member at Afyon Kocatepe University (Türkiye) Department of Political Science and Public Administration. 

He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Turkish Journal of Sense of Place and Urban Studies and the Editorial Assistant at KOCATEPEIIBFD Journal. He has been to Koç University Migration Research Center (MiReKoç) and Centre of Migration Research (CMR) at the University of Warsaw as a visiting fellow, Syracuse University for an Academic Language Course, and the University of Economics in Bratislava for Erasmus+ exchange as a Ph.D. candidate. Lastly, he worked as an Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of National Education of Türkiye

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