Ahmet O. Evin, Professor Emeritus and founding dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabanci University, serves is Senior Scholar at Istanbul Policy Center. As a Jean Monnet Professor ad personam, he has held the Jean Monnet Chair of European Policy Studies, as well as the Anna Lindh-La Caixa Chair for Euro-Mediterranean Studies at Sabanci University. He received his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees at Columbia University.
Professor Evin has been a senior fellow of the Transatlantic Academy (Washington, DC) and an Alexander Onassis Senior Fellow at Eliamep, Athens. He serves on the Senior Advisory Board of the NATO Defense College Foundation (Rome), University Council of the American University of Bulgaria, and Advisory Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies – Köszeg.
He has taught at Harvard, NYU, University of Pennsylvania (where he was director of the Middle East Center), the University of Hamburg and Bilkent University. He served as Director of Education of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Paris and Geneva), and Advisory Board member of the Aga Khan University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
He has authored or edited over 10 volumes on politics, culture, and development, and currently serves on the editorial boards of five international journals.