Research Alumni are international researchers who have previously worked at Freie Universität as guest researchers and are now continuing their career in academia abroad. With its Research Alumni Program, Freie Universität has intensified its outreach to former guest researchers in order to strengthen international research networks.
News from Jul 20, 2018
Yasemin Soysal (University of Essex) will join GEAS as FU Research Alumni in September 2018.
Yasemin Soysal is Professor of Sociology, and member of the Center for Migration Studies and the Center for Human Rights, University of Essex. Before taking her post at Essex, she was John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Sociology and Faculty Associate of the Centre for European Studies and the Centre for International Affairs at Harvard University.
Yasemin Soysal is currently leading two international collaborative projects (www.brightfutures-project.com): a) Bright Futures: A Comparative Study of Internally and Internationally Mobile Chinese Higher Education Students (funded by the Economic and Social Research Council of the UK, German Science Foundation, and the Chinese National Science Foundation); b) Asian Educational Mobilities: A Comparative Study of International Migration of Japanese and Chinese Higher Education Students (funded by the Economic and Social Research Council of the UK and the German Science Foundation; ORA scheme). In addition, she is conducting research on the internationalization of higher education utilizing web-based data-mining techniques (funded by British Academy/Leverhulme small research grant).