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About Alev Dudek

Ms. Dudek is a tri-lingual (Turkish, German, English) former Bio-Defense Analyst and a National Security Education Program scholarship recipient (Boren Forum Scholar). As an established scholar in diversity, she served on the executive board of the International Society for Diversity Management in Berlin as well as the City of Kalamazoo Community Relations Board. She has an Abitur from Duerer-Gymnasium in Nuremberg, Germany; a Bachelor in Applied Liberal Studies and a Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University, and two professional certificates from Georgetown University. Ms. Dudek is a vegetarian and a half-marathon runner.

As a blogger and a freelance columnist, Ms. Dudek regularly contributes to Huffington Post and various German-language sources.


Present Faculty Member, Western Michigan University
Present Boren Forum Scholar, Georgetown University

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Integration of and the Potential for Islamic Radicalization Among Ethnic Turks in Germany (1)

Coming to terms with history: Germany is not Burka? (1)

Everyday Racism: ‘Where Are You Really From?’ (1)

Genocide, Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Armenians (1)

Millions Of Cats Killed, Millions Of Cats Declawed; The Culture Of Convenience And The Lack Of Respect For Life (1)

Moralisch und wissenschaftlich bedenkliche Studien (1)

Myth: Hard Work And Credentials Determine Employment Opportunities (1)

Orlando Shooting — Are Our Anti-Terror Strategies Working? (1)

Power, Economics And The 'Islamic Terrorism' Narrative (1)

Religious Diversity And The Alevi Struggle For Equality In Turkey (1)

SekretärIn – warum fast ausschließlich Frauen? (1)

Sexism in the USA: How will women fare under Trump? (1)

Sexual Misconduct, Religion, And Culture (1)

Turkey: Paving the path for Erdogan’s autocratic rule (1)

Ungenutzte Potentiale der „Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund“- Notwendigkeit von Diversitymaßnahmen (1)

U.S. education system — the disconnection between spending and outcomes (1)

Voter fraud isn't a problem — voter suppression is the real disgrace (1)

War Against Muslims Post 9/11? (1)

„Woher kommen Sie?“ – ein Beispiel für den alltäglichen Rassismus (1)

Workplace Bullying: A Form of Violence Pursued Under Title VII (1)

U.S. Police Officers Kill Primarily Because They Are Attacked, Not To Disrupt Crime (1)

Diversity and the Federal Workforce (1)

Police Brutality Against Black Men, Plausible Outcome of Structural Racism (1)

All Americans Not Equal: Mistrust and Discrimination Against Naturalized Citizens in the U.S. (1)

GOP Denying Women Basic Economic Rights (1)