Bio: Ayşe Kadıoğlu
Ayşe Kadıoğlu is Professor of Political Science at Sabancı University, Istanbul. She is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University. Her areas of interest are Citizenship Studies, Contemporary Political Ideologies, Nationalism, Secularism/Laicism as well as Liberalism in Turkey. She completed her PhD in Political Science at Boston University (1990), MA in International Relations at the University of Chicago (1984), and BA in Political Science at Middle East Technical University (1982).
She was a Visiting Scholar and Senior Associate Member at the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College in 2005 and 2009-2010. She was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for European Studies in 1992. She has been a regular participant of Yale Law School’s ongoing annual Middle East Legal Studies Seminar since 2004. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University, Stiftung Mercator Initiative. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Bucerius PhD Scholarships Program in Migration Studies of Zeit Stiftung in Hamburg. She is a deputy member of the Board of Directors of the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul. She was one of the nine members of the Council of Europe’s Group of Eminent Persons in 2010-2011.
She is the author of various articles in Middle East Journal, Middle Eastern Politics, International Migration, Muslim World, Citizenship Studies, Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Middle East Law and Governance, Philosophy and Social Criticism.
She is also the author and/or editor of the following books: Cumhuriyet İradesi-Demokrasi Muhakemesi: Türkiye’de Demokratik Açılım Arayışları, (Istanbul: Metis, 1999); Zaman Lekesi, Istanbul: (Istanbul Bilgi University Press, 2006); (author and editor) Vatandaşlığın Dönüşümü: Üyelikten Haklara, (Istanbul: Metis, 2008); (co-editor with Fuat Keyman) Symbiotic Antagonisms: Competing Nationalisms in Turkey (Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, 2011); (co-editor with Kerem Öktem and Mehmet Karlı) Another Empire? A Decade of Turkey’s Foreign Policy Under the Justice and Development Party (Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi University Press, 2012).
Her latest article titled “Necessity and State of Exception: Turkish State’s Permanent War with its Kurdish Citizens” was published in Riva Kastoryano (ed.), Turkey Between Nationalism and Globalization, (Routledge, 2013).