Ayşe Kadıoğlu is Senior Scholar at Istanbul Policy Center and the Acting Rector of Sabancı University. She is Deputy Member of the Board of Directors of the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul and a member of the Advisory Board of the Bucerius PhD Scholarships Program in Migration Studies of Zeit Stiftung in Hamburg. She has been a regular participant of Yale Law School’s ongoing Middle East Legal Studies Seminar for eight years (since 2004). Kadıoğlu was one of the nine members of the Council of Europe’s Group of Eminent Persons in 2010-2011. She was Visiting Scholar and Senior Associate Member at the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College in 2005 and 2009-2010. She was Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for European Studies in 1992.
Ayşe Kadıoğlu is the author of various articles in Middle East Journal, Middle Eastern Politics, International Migration, Muslim World, Citizenship Studies, Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Middle East Law and Governance, Philosophy and Social Criticism.She is also the author and/or editor of the following books: Cumhuriyet İradesi-Demokrasi Muhakemesi: Türkiye’de Demokratik Açılım Arayışları (Republican Will-Democratic Reason: Search for a Democratic Disclosure in Turkey), Istanbul: Metis, 1999; Zaman Lekesi (Time Stain), Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2006; (author and editor) Vatandaşlığın Dönüşümü: Üyelikten Haklara (Transformation of Citizenship: From Membership to Rights), Istanbul: Metis, 2008; (co-editor with Fuat Keyman) Symbiotic Antagonisms: Competing Nationalisms in Turkey (Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, 2011); (co-editor with Kerem Öktem and Mehmet Karlı) Another Empire? A Decade of Turkey’s Foreign Policy Under the Justice and Development Party (Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi University Press, 2012).
Kadıoğlu received her PhD in Political Science at Boston University (1990), MA in International Relations at the University of Chicago (1984), and BS in Political Science at Middle East Technical University (1982).