Juliette Tolay


Juliette Tolay is an assistant professor of Political Science at the School of Public Affairs in Penn State Harrisburg. She is an expert on asylum and migration, public attitudes and foreign policy. Her research and publications focus on Europe, Turkey and the Middle East. She is a former fellow at the Transatlantic Academy (situated at the German Marshall Fund) where she conducted research on Turkish foreign policy and co-authored the book: “Turkey and Its Neighbors: Foreign Relation in Transition,” Lynne Rienner, 2011. Dr. Tolay is the 2010 recipient of the first prize of the Sakip Sabanci International Research Award for a paper on multiculturalism in Turkey. Dr. Tolay received her Ph.D. in Global Governance from the University of Delaware, with a thesis on the Turkish political culture on immigration called: “Turkey’s Worldviews: Toward a Comparative Political Theory of Migration.” Dr. Tolay also studied at Sciences Po in Paris, at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris, and in Galatasaray Üniversitesi in Istanbul.