Welcome to the portal on Policy Translation! It is a website run by Dr. Farhad Mukhtarov to communicate with fellow thinkers, teachers, students about matters of politics and simply life. The primary audience of this blog are students and professionals interested in the issues of development, public policy and environmental governance. Fellow scholars, colleagues, friends and visitors will all find something interesting here!
Dr. Mukhtarov is an Assistant Professor of Governance and Development Policy at International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is also Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Farhad is a policy scholar working on the issues of institutional design, policy mobility and the politics of knowing (framing, communication) in environmental policy.
In addition to his scientific career, Farhad is an avid chess player and a former junior champion of Azerbaijan (twice). He enjoys reading, dancing and swimming in his free time. At the moment he is trying to learn (with various degrees and fanaticism and success) playing a piano.
Email: farhad (at) policytranslation.eu
Comments section on this website is a good way to get in touch too.