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Regents University London

Faculty of Busines and Management

Inner Circle, Regents Park

London, NW1 4NS

United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom


Membership Number :20978

Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci

Director, Regent's Centre for Transnational Business and Management, Regents University London

Field of study: Business, Demography, Sociology

Specialization: Culture, religion and ethnicity, Economic Demography, Internal Migration, International Migration, Labor force/Employment, Population and Development, Social Demography, Theory

Regional focus: Western Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Highest Degree Level:

Doctorate (Ph.D, MD), Geography, University of Sheffield, 2003

Working languages:
  • - English
  • - Turkish

Professional summary:

Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci (PhD, Sheffield, BA Bilkent) is the Director of the Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies (RCTS). Previously he worked at the University of Bristol. His research focus on transnational marketing and transnational consumers, human mobility, human insecurity, remittances, segregation, segmentation, HE marketing, and mobile consumers. Prof Sirkeci’s most recent book is titled Transnational Marketing for Transnational Consumers (by Springer, 2013). He is also author of Cultures of Migration, The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility (by University of Texas Press, 2011), Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (by The World Bank, 2012), and The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany (by Edwin Mellen Press, 2006). He is the editor of Migration Letters while serving on editorial boards of several other peer-reviewed journals including Transnational Marketing Journal, Kurdish Studies, Population Review, and Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing.

Member since: 2004

  • Sirkeci, I., Cohen, J., and Ratha, D. (eds.) (2012). Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond, The World Bank, Washington, DC. USA (pp.480, ISBN: 978-0-8213-8826-6).
  • Cohen, J., and Sirkeci, I. (2011). Cultures of Migration, the Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility, University of Texas Press, Austin, USA. (pp.202, ISBN: 978-0-292-72685-7).
  • Sirkeci, I. (2006). The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany, New York: Edwin Mellen Press. (pp. 332, ISBN:  0-7734-5739-9).
  • Johnston, R., Sirkeci, I., Khattab, N., and Modood, T. (2010). Ethno-religious categories and measuring occupational attainment in relation to Education in England and Wales: a multi-level analysis. Environment and Planning A, 42(3): 578 – 591
  • Sirkeci, I. (2009). Transnational mobility and conflict. Migration Letters, 6(1): 3-14.

Research grants:

British Academy
European Commission
Higher Education Academy