Mehmet Saracoglu, Ph.D., Director, Center for Faith, Identity, and Globalization | email@example.com
Dr. Mehmet Saracoglu is a community organizer with academic experience, who brings passion and leadership together. Previously, he served at Rumi Forum as the Public Affairs Director and the Government, Media, and Community Affairs Director (Washington, DC) and as the Executive Director (Maryland).During his graduate studies at the University of Kentucky, he served as the founding president of the Interfaith/ Intercultural Dialogue Organization. Mehmet is a member of Leadership Montgomery`s 2019 Emerging Leaders Cohort. He is currently a 2023 BJC Fellow, the co-advocacy officer on the Young Professionals Board of the United Nations Association-National Capital Area, a communicator member of the National Press Club, and a member of Public Diplomacy Council`s Citizen Diplomacy International.
Dr. Saracoglu holds Mining Engineering degrees from Istanbul Technical University (B.S.), and the University of Kentucky (M.S. and Ph.D.). He received Religious and Civic Leaders certificate from the Religious Freedom Center at the Freedom Forum Institute and a Training of the Trainers certificate from Freedom of Religion or Belief Learning Platform.