Academic Background

Education
  • Ph.D. in Media and Communication (2003 – 2007)
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Advisor: Oscar H. Gandy
  • M.A. in Media and Communication (2001 – 2003)
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Advisor: Oscar H. Gandy
  • B.A. in Business Administration (1997 – 2001)
    College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University
Academic Employment and Titles
  • Associate Professor (December 2015 – )
    College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Koç University, Istanbul, TURKEY
  • Granted the title of Associate Professor by the Council of Higher Education in Turkey (2011)
  • Assistant Professor (October 2010 – November 2015)
    College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Koç University, Istanbul, TURKEY
  • Assistant Professor of Advertising (2007 – 2010)
    Faculty of Communication, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, TURKEY
  • Instructor, Visual Communications (2005)
    College of General Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA
  • Teaching and Research Assistant (2001 – 2005)
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA
Research and Teaching Interests
  • Media and communication studies
  • New media and communication technologies
  • Audience behavior
  • Social psychology of communication
  • Surveillance and privacy