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Maxwell / Department of Political Science

Sefa Secen

Political Science / Ph.D. Candidate

Sefa Secen

Contact Information

ssecen@syr.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Sub-fields:

Comparative Politics, International Relations

Interests

Middle East & Ottoman History, Race/Ethnicity and Nationalism, Identity, Human and Minority Rights.


Biography

Sefa Secen grew up in Istanbul. He graduated from Gazi University, Ankara with degrees in International Relations and History. His general research interests include refugees, human rights, ethnicity and nationalism, Middle Eastern and European Politics. He worked 2 years in Zafer Development Agency in Turkey. He is currently a Ph.D candidate at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University and working on his dissertation project where he is examining states’ refugee admission policies.


Publications

"Education in Mother Tongue and Turkey’s Practice" (in Turkish), EKEV Academic Review, Volume 52nd, pages 205-219.