Prof. (PhD) Mehmet Gökay Özerim
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences / Dept. of International Relations
Short CVProf. Dr. Gökay Özerim is the Chair of the Department of International Relations at Yaşar University and the Director of the EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (EU Research Center). He completed his undergraduate studies in the Department of International Relations at Dokuz Eylül University, his master's degree in European Union, and his doctoral degree in European Studies. In 2010, the British Government awarded the Chevening scholarship, allowing him to work as a visiting researcher at the Center for Migration, Policy, and Society at the University of Oxford. In 2014, he worked as a visiting academic at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2022, he held a similar position at the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. Starting in 2016, his course titled "Migration - Security Nexus in the EU" was selected as an EU Jean Monnet Module. In 2019, he was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair on "Migration in Turkey-European Relations" by the European Commission, and in 2022, he was awarded as the coordinator of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Diversity Studies. Prof. Dr. Özerim is a member of the Youth Researchers team (PEYR) at the Council of Europe. Since 2004, he has been involved in several national and international projects, and he has published extensively on topics related to international migration, youth, security, and European integration, both nationally and internationally.
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