Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci is Ria Professor of Transnational Studies and Marketing & Director of Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies at Regent's University London (www.regents.ac.uk/rcts). Sirkeci is graduate of Bilkent (BA), Sheffield (PhD), and UCL (PGCert). He has widely published on migration, ethnicity, conflict, labour markets, transnational marketing and remittances. His current research projects focuses on remittances and irregularity, migration and conflict relationship, integration of migrants, migrants and labour market disadvantages in the UK, transnational consumers and transnational market entry, and research and business school choice. He has carried out research on migration and minorities in Turkey, Iraq, Germany, and the UK and his research has been funded by many organisations including the World Bank, Higher Education Academy, British Academy, European Commission and Ria Financial among others.
His books include Turkish Migration, Identity and Integration (TPL, 2015), Family and Human Capital in Turkish Migration (TPL, 2015), Transnational Marketing and Transnational Consumers (Springer, 2013), Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (The World Bank, 2012, with J. Cohen and D. Ratha) and Cultures of Migration, the Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility (University of Texas Press, 2012, with J. Cohen), The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany (Edwin Mellen Press, 2006).
Prof Sirkeci is editor of several journals including Migration Letters, Transnational Marketing Journal, Kurdish Studies, and Remittances Review (www.tplondon.com/journals). Sirkeci has been a regular contributor to international conferences and he chairs the Turkish Migration Conference series (www.turkishmigration.com) since 2012.