Political Science, City University of New York, 2008
European Studies, London School of Economics, 2001
International Relations, Koç University, 2000
Conflict, forced migration, international migration, irregular migration, transnationalism, border management and civil society
Dr. Deniz Sert has obtained her B.A. from Koç University, Department of International Relations in 2000, a M.Sc. in European Studies from the London School of Economics in 2001, and Ph.D. in Political Science from City University of New York in 2008. After completing her Ph.D., Dr. Sert joined the Koç University Migration Research Center, MiReKoc, where she has conducted research in different projects on international migration. Dr. Sert has also lectured at Boğaziçi, Okan, and Koç universities.
Her areas of expertise include conflict studies, forced, international, and irregular migration; transnationalism, border management, and civil society. Her current project entitled "Urban Implications and Governance of CEE Migration in Europe" is in a partnership with Erasmus Univesity, Netherlands, Austrian Academy of Sciences, and Gothenburg University, Sweden, and funded by TÜBİTAK.