Osman Balkan is a Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Political Science at Swarthmore College. He received his B.A. from Reed College and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His research and teaching interests include the politics of migration and citizenship, transnationalism and diasporas, Islam and Muslims in the West, race and ethnicity, biopolitics, and necropolitics.

Expertise

Migration processes
Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Migration governance
Cross-cutting topics in migration research
Disciplines
Methods
Geographies

Roles

  • University of Pennsylvania

    , Philadelphia, United States
    Director, Lauder Europe Program

Research

Disorder at the Border: Europe's 'Migrant Crisis' in Comparative Perspective

Authors Osman Balkan
Year 2016
Journal Name STUDIES IN ETHNICITY AND NATIONALISM
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1 Journal Article

Burial and Belonging

Authors Osman Balkan
Year 2015
Journal Name STUDIES IN ETHNICITY AND NATIONALISM
Citations (WoS) 7
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2 Journal Article
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