Dr. Elif Çetin an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Yaşar University and a Research Associate, Von Hügel Institute, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge where she recently finished a collaborative project on ‘The relevance of Catholic social thought and practice in the field of migration and asylum policy in the UK’ funded by the Charles Plater Trust (application jointly prepared by Dr Sara Silvestri). She is among the members of the research team working on the EU funded Horizon2020 project RESPOND: Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond and contributed to the country report on the legal and policy framework of migration in Turkey (2011-17). She holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge where she wrote her dissertation on ‘Political Debates, Policy Objectives and Outcomes in British and Italian Immigration Politics, 1997-2010’. Previously, Elif was awarded Jean Monnet scholarship and conducted her M.A. at the Department of Political Science, University of Leiden (The Netherlands) and has a B.A. from the Department of International Relations, University of Bilkent (Ankara). She was a visiting scholar at the European University Institute, affiliated with the Department of Politics and Social Sciences (Florence) and the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) (Oxford).
Co-authored (with Christopher Hill and Sara Silvestri), “Migration and the challenges of Italian multiculturalism”. Italian Politics: Governing under Constraint, 31(1): 225-242, DOI: 10.3167/ip.2016.310114, 2016 (Online ISSN: 23267259).
Co-authored (with Gökay Özerim) “Conseguenze della ‘crisi dei rifugati’ per la Turchia: nuove sfide in politica estera e interna?” [“Consequences of the ‘refugee crisis’ for Turkey: a new challenge in Turkish foreign policy and domestic politics?”], in Valerio De Cesaris, Edmidio Diodato (eds.), Il Confine Mediterraneo: L’Europa di fronte agli sbarchi dei migranti [Mediterranean Borders: Frontline Europe in the face of migrant arrivals] (Carocci), 2018, ISBN 9788843093168 (hardback).
“Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: Lampedusa and beyond”, in Caroline Zickgraf, Hassan Bousetta and Laure-Anne Bernes (eds.), Migration in the Western Mediterranean: Space, Mobility and Borders (Routledge), 2018, ISBN 9781138101715 (hardback).
‘What Prospects for Change to Achieve a Sustainable EU Migration Policy?’, op-ed, published in EuropeNow on 2 October 2017