Atahan Demirkol

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

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Atahan Demirkol holds an MSci degree from Middle East Technical University (Türkiye) and a BA degree from Gazi University (Türkiye). His main research areas are urban studies, international migration, international security, and international law. 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, including Cogent Social Sciences. 

He promotes studies concerning refugee integration, urban politics, and international law regarding international migration. He is also working as the Editor 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 served as an Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of National Education of Türkiye.

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