Ş. İlgü Özler

Ş. İlgü Özler is founder and director of the State University of New York’s Global Engagement Program in New York City and associate professor of political science and international relations at SUNY New Paltz. Her research focuses on civic engagement as it relates to political parties, nongovernmental organizations, and social movements. She teaches courses on the United Nations and global civil society, and since 2004 she has organized over 360 briefings at the United Nations for her students. She also currently serves as a board member for Amnesty International USA.