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Curriculum Vitae

Biography: Metin

Teaching and Administrative Experience

September 2019 - Current

Head of Department

Department of New Media, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey

2015 - Current

Associate Professor

Department of New Media, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Developing and delivering lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate modules in online journalism, new media theories, and communication theories

  • Supervising and guiding undergraduate and postgraduate students' thesis

June 2014 - January 2018

Vice Dean, Faculty of Communication

  • Directing the MA New Media Postgraduate Program

  • Undertaking administrative responsibilities: member of university-wide Committee on Quality and Excellence in Education; leader of Web coordination committee of the University; member of Publicity and PR Committee of the faculty

  • Managing the team that runs the social media accounts of the faculty

2009 - 2013

Assistant Professor

Department of New Media, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Lecturing undergraduate modules in international journalism, communication theories, investigate journalism, media and globalization

2003 - 2008

Visiting Lecturer

Department of Sociology, City University, London, UK

  • Tutoring seminars on British Media History, Contemporary Issues in Media Studies, News Culture, Media,Crime and Criminology

Biography: Deneyimlerim

Research Appointments

September 2018 - December 2018

Visiting Scholar

University of Westminster, London, UK
(Sabbatical leave 2018-2019 Fall Semestre)

2011 - 2012

Visiting Scholar

University of Westminster, London, UK
(Post-doctoral research in the BBC World Servi

2008 - 2009


Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey
Post-doctoral researcher in a European project, funded by the EU's Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development

Biography: Deneyimlerim

Awards and Scholarships

1999 - 2000

The British Council Chevening Scholarship - FCO

2003 - 2006

City University School of Social Sciences Bursary

2011 - 2012

TUBITAK Post-Doctoral Research Abroad Grant

Biography: Deneyimlerim


2003 - 2008


Department of Sociology, City, University of London, UK
Thesis title: "The Mediation of Cultural Identities: Changing Practices and Policies in Contemporary Turkey

1999 - 2000


International Journalism, City, University of London, UK

1997 - 1999


Sociology, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey



Journalism, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Biography: Deneyimlerim

Skills and Competencies

Research Related Skills

  • Development of strong analytical, critical, and research skills - including both primary and secondary field and desk research

  • Self-motivation, taking charge and information gathering gained through research

  • Attracting external funding and research funds from various research organizations

Organizational/Managerial Skills

  • Organizing, planning, budgeting, prioritization, scheduling, gained by organizing events, workshops, conferences.

  • Negotiation, Coordinating, handling details, identifying problems and solutions

  • Creative thinking, teamwork, documentation gained through coordination of various projects and membership in committees.

Communication Skills

  • Confident speaking and listening skills gained from teaching as well as conducting research with groups such as politicians, NGO representatives, media professionals, government officers and diplomats, and speaking at conferences.

  • Multitasking, instructing, providing feedback, teaching, training gained though balancing teaching responsibilities with administrative responsibilities.

Language Skills

  • English (Fluent)

  • French (Beginner)

  • Greek (Beginner)

  • Turkish (Mother Tongue)

Biography: Deneyimlerim
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