Expert on migration and urban studies, Associate Professor of Sociology at Bahçeşehir University
Ulaş Sunata founded the Center of Migration and Urban Studies (BAUMUS) at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, to empower interdisciplinary teamwork and foster collaborative projects. She has published numerous works in the fields of migration, globalization, diaspora, urbanization and gender studies. She is the author of Not a “Flight” from Home but ‘Potential Brain Drain’ (Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2010) and Highly Skilled Labor Migration: The Case of ICT-Specialists from Turkey in Germany (Münster: LIT Verlag, 2011). Her current research interest deals with contemporary diasporas of Turkey and she focuses on refugee patterns and integration models.