B.A., Boğaziçi University; M.A., University of Kent; Ph.D., City University London
Kemal Kirişci is the TÜSİAD senior fellow and director of the Center on the United States and Europe‘s Turkey Project at Brookings, with an expertise in Turkish foreign policy and migration studies. Within the project, Professor Kirişci runs the Turkey Project Policy Paper series and frequently writes on the latest developments out of Turkey. His most recent book, “Turkey and the West: Fault Lines in a Troubled Alliance,” was published by the Brookings Institution Press in November 2017. He is the co-author of the monograph “The Consequences of Chaos: Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis and the Failure to Protect” (Brookings Institution Press, April 2016), which considers the long-term economic, political, and social implications of Syria’s displaced and offers policy recommendations to address the humanitarian crisis. Before joining Brookings, Professor Kirişci was a full professor of international relations and held the Jean Monnet chair in European integration in the department of political science and international relations at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. He received his Ph.D. from The City University, London. Professor Kirişci’s full CV can be reached from his expert page.