Primary Department
School of Law and Government
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Volkan Yilmaz_002
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number

Academic biography

I am currently an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the School of Law & Government, Dublin City University (DCU). I am teaching in Master's Programme in Public Policy at DCU.

I currently serve as one of the coordinators of the Sociology of Social Policy and Social Welfare Research Network (RN26) of the European Sociological Association, and editorial board members of the Journal of Social Policy and New Perspectives on Turkey. I work on public policy, comparative social policy, health policy, humanitarian action, the interplay between human rights and social policy, and welfare politics.

I took my undergraduate degrees in Political Science & International Relations and Sociology from Bogazici University and I completed my PhD in Politics at the University of Leeds.

Research interests

Public policies; comparative social policy; the politics of policy reforms; health care policies; humanitarian programmes; human rights, discrimination and social policies.