Ömer Faruk Gençkaya

Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Marmara University

Having graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Ömer Faruk Gençkaya completed his MA and PhD studies at Boğaziçi University, Department of Political Science and International Relations. He served as a lecturer at Bilkent University, Department of Political Science (1990-2009). He conducted research at the University of Oslo (Norway, 1987 with a Council of Europe scholarship and taught as a Fulbright visiting professor at Duke University (USA, 2001) and Roanoke College (USA, 2005). He contributed to the Anti-Corruption Research Commission of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (2003) as an academic expert. He is the author of books and articles on comparative parliaments, political parties and elections, political finance, transparency, anti-corruption, democratization process and other issues published in national and international journals and books. His major works are Democratization and Politics of Constitution Making (with E. Özbudun), Turkey's International Migration Policy, 1923-2023: The nation-state formation of the Transnational conversions (with A. İçduygu and S. Erder) and Reform in Political Parties (with A. Çarkoğlu, T. Erdem and M. Kabasakal). He is a joint researcher and writer of Sustainable Governance Index Turkey report (2008-on-going) published by Berthelsen Stiftung and a member of the Legislation Experts Working Group of the Turkish Political Science Association and the International Political Science Association. He is a country evaluator in the GRECO unit of the Council of Europe (2008- on-going) and a member of the OSCE Political Parties Main Expert Group (2012- on-going). He is currently a full-time professor at Marmara University, Faculty of Political Sciences.


Session Name Date Time Room
Inclusion matters: Leaving no one behind 2 October 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Üsküdar 3