Idil Atak Biography

Idil Atak is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Criminology of Ryerson University. She is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal for Migration and Border Studies. A past president of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Idil’s research interests include irregular migration, refugee protection and human rights. Idil served as a legal expert for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara, then as deputy to the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.