Ahmet İçduygu is a professor at Koc University, Istanbul Turkey, in the Department of International Relations and the Department of Sociology. He is also the Director of the Migration Research Center at Koç University (MiReKoc). He holds a PhD in Demography from the Australian National University. He is an elected member of the Science Academy in Turkey. In addition to his own individual research projects, Prof. İçduygu has conducted various research projects for the international organizations such as IOM, UNHCR, EU, OECD and ILO. His main research and teaching focus on migration studies, theories and practices of citizenship, international organizations, civil society, nationalism and ethnicity, and research methods.