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Inequalities, Community Resilience and New Governance Modalities in a Post-Pandemic World

Dr. Susan Beth Rottmann

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Özyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Susan Beth Rottmann is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ozyegin University in Istanbul, Turkey.  She has expertise in qualitative research methods, migration, transnationalism, gender, ethnicity, religion and politics in Europe and the Middle East. Dr. Rottmann obtained her B.A. degree in Comparative Religion from Cornell University in 2001, her M.A. degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006, and her Ph.D. degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012.  She was a Primary Investigator for the EC-funded HORIZON 2020 project, RESPOND - Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond between 2017-2021. For TAP, she is a cooperation partner in Cluster 2. She is also a Coordinator for a TÜBİTAK 1001 grant (The Scientific and Technological Research Projects Funding Program of Turkey) for the project: “Food, Homemaking and Social Integration for Syrian Women in Istanbul, Gaziantep and Hatay,” and is a PI on two Horizon Europe projects beginning in 2023 (GAPs and OppAttune).  Dr. Rottmann has published in a wide variety of international peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Refugee Studies, Migration Studies and Critical Sociology. Her recent book, In Pursuit of Belonging: Forging an Ethical Life in European-Turkish Spaces (Berghahn Books - 2019) draws on an established tradition of life story writing in anthropology to convey the struggle to forge an ethical life as a Muslim woman in transnational space.


University Webpage: https://www.ozyegin.edu.tr/en/faculty/susanrottmann

Web of Science Researcher ID: AAH-1047-2020
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0680-6999
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Susan-Rottmann-3