Ali Zafer Sağıroğlu Visiting Academic

24 January 2017 to 22 October 2017

Dr Sağıroğlu is Assistant Professor in Sociology Department in Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University (AYBU) and director of Migration Policy Center in AYBU.

He had teaching experience in different universities in Turkey and abroad. He taught at Damascus University for four years (2005-2009) and he has been in AYBU since 2014. He was the founder-director of Migration Research Studies in the Ministry of Interior, General Directorship of Migration Management in Turkey and is the director of Migration Policy Center in AYBU.

His professional academic works are focused on human mobility including immigration, emigration, international student mobility and Syrian refugees in Turkey. He has various articles, chapters in books, reports, presentations in different national and international meetings. He continues giving lecturers on Sociology and migration.