Ayşe Betül Çelik received her Ph.D. in political science from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2002 and is a full Professor at Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey. She teaches political science and conflict resolution. She is an expert on ethnic conflict, reconciliation, dialogue, forced migration and gender and peacebuilding.  She has several articles and a co-authored book on Turkey’s Kurdish Question, forced Kurdish migration and role of NGOs in the conflict. She also teaches gender awareness to high school teachers in several cities in Turkey.

Sabancı University

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Office: FASS 2038

Phone: +90 216 483 9298

e-mail: bcelik@sabanciuniv.edu