Academic Staff

Academic Staff of the New Media and Communication Department


Asst. Prof. Dr. Tamer BAYRAK (Head of the Department)

e-mail: [email protected]

CV:  Tamer Bayrak CV.pdf

Born in Istanbul in 1988, Tamer Bayrak graduated from Istanbul Kultur University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Communication Design. He completed his master's degree in Istanbul Kultur University Social Sciences Institute Communication Design Program. He completed his doctorate in Istanbul Aydın University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Public Relations and Publicity. Bayrak, who is the Head of New Media and Communication Department at Istanbul Aydın University Faculty of Communication, has short films, as well as Virtual Reality Technologies, New Media, Digital Games, Technological Determinism, Social Media, Surveillance Societies, Research Methods, Media Literacy, Technological Obesity and he works on communication.

His books published in this field;
Film Studies, Der Publishing 2018 
Virtual Reality, Der Publishing  2018

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Nur Emine Koç (Vice Head of the Department)

e-mail: [email protected]

CV Nur Emine KOÇ CV.pdf

Born in 1980 in Istanbul, Nur Emine Koç completed her undergraduate education in 2002 at Istanbul University, Department of English Language and Literature, and her master's degree in 2005 from the same department. She completed her doctorate in Maltepe University, Social Sciences Institute, Department of Communication Studies in 2016. Koç, who also served as the assistant director of Foreign Languages, department and program head, translation office coordinator at Istanbul Aydın University; Language and Culture, Legal Translation, Written Media Translation, Consumer Society, Popular Culture, Reality Shows, Social Media and Mass Translation, Surveillance Society, Social Media, Education in New Media, Political Economy of New Media, Cinema and Literature, Literature Translation, Cinematographic Studies He is working on Globalization and Digital Labor. Nur Emine Koç, who has also been the editor of Istanbul Aydın University Foreign Languages, Media, Culture and Literature magazine since 2017, also has studies on digital diseases and translation studies. She has been working as the Vice Head of New Media and Communication Department at Istanbul Aydın University since November 2020.

Her books published in this field;
-Digital Diseases-Symptoms of the Internet Era- Berlin, Peter Lang, 2019. (Book Chapter)
-Challenges in Literary Translation-2016 – Book Editor
- Digital Diseases 2019- Der Publishing- (Book Chapter)


Prof. Dr. Deniz YENGİN 

e-mail: [email protected]

CV: Deniz Yengin CV.pdf

Born in Istanbul in 1978, Deniz Yengin graduated from Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics. She completed her master's degree in Istanbul Kultur University Social Sciences Institute Communication Design Program. He completed her doctorate education from Marmara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics. Yengin, a lecturer at Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Communication, Visual Communication Design Department and Director of IAU New Media Application and Research Center; He works on Scientific Research Methods, Virtual Reality, Big Data, Internet of Things, Information Society, Surveillance Society, Technological Determinism, Touch Society, Social Media, New Media, Digital Games and Communication Tools. She conducts digital content production and empirical scientific research in the Virtual Reality Laboratory established at Istanbul Aydın University New Media Application and Research Center. Yengin, who teaches undergraduate and graduate applied and theoretical courses, is a passionate Beşiktaş fan.

His books published in this field;

-Research Methods and Applications in Communication Studies, 2017. 
-Social Media Studies, Paloma Publications, 2015.
-New Media and Touch Society, Derin Publications, 2014.
-New Media And..., Key Publications, 2012.
-Violence in Digital Games, Beta Publications, 2012.


Prof. Dr. Okan ORMANLI
e-mail: [email protected]

CV:  Okan Ormanlı CV.pdf

He received his education at Marmara University Faculty of Communication (1993-1997). Between 2004-2006, he completed his master's degree with the thesis titled "The Transition Period in Turkish Cinema and Its Social Infrastructure (1939-1950)". He worked as an editor at TÜRSAK Cinema Foundation between 1998 and 2005. He prepared the festival catalogs and the last 5 issues of TÜRSAK Cinema Annuals for publication. Since the 1990s; His cinema articles and reviews were published in magazines such as Clapperboard, Cinemascope, Popular Cinema and Cinematurk. He published his first book, "Critique in Turkish Cinema", in 2005. In the same year, he took part in the International Golden Orange Film Festival.

Between 2005 and 2019, he took part in the staff of Istanbul Kultur University, Faculty of Art and Design. Okan Ormanlı, who started his doctorate education at Marmara University Radio-TV Department in 2006, completed his doctoral thesis on "Father Son Relationship in Turkish Cinema from 1980 to the Present" at the end of 2009 and received the title of "doctor". He was promoted to Assistant Professor at the end of 2010. Ormanlı, who has two books on cinema and received the title of associate professor in the field of "cinema" in September 2015, has various national and international papers, articles and chapters in the book on cinema. Okan Ormanlı, who has been working full-time at Istanbul Aydın University Faculty of Communication since 2019, received the title of professor at the end of 2020.


Asst. Prof. Dr. Gökmen Hakan KARADAĞ
e-posta: [email protected]

CVGökmen Hakan Karadağ CV.pdf

He has been giving lectures on communication at universities since 2001. Having worked as a TV journalist for 20 years in traditional media, he has been working on "New Media, Digital Media, the Future of TV Broadcasting and TV Journalism" since 2014. He completed his undergraduate education at Boğaziçi University Industrial Engineering. He completed his master's and doctorate degrees on Communication Sciences at Marmara University Social Sciences Institute. After a short engineering career, he moved to the communications and media industry. He worked at every stage from reporter to anchorman at HBB, Star, Kanal 6, Kanal D, brt and tv8. His best-known work is "Haberaktif" for 11 years and "8. Day” programs. He was selected as the best of the year in Radio TV Journalists Association in 2006 and Antalya TV Awards in 2012. He has books titled "TV News Programming and An Example: 32.Day", published in 2000 by Etika Publishing House, and "EU's Media, Media's AB", published in 2006 by Current Publishing.

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Asst. Prof. Dr. Ayten ÖVÜR

e-posta: [email protected]

CVAyten Övür CV.pdf 

Born in 1974 in Fatsa, Ayten Övür graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Journalism. During her undergraduate education, she started journalism at Marmara University News Agency (MIHA) and worked as a reporter in Nokta Magazine. After graduating from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Övür studied TV journalism and worked as a photojournalist for the newspaper The Resident in New York. Övür, who worked as an internet editor at tv8 news center for 8 years, completed her master's degree in Marmara University, Radio, TV and Cinema Department, Communication Sciences Department in the same period. Ayten Övür, who was the editor of the news program "Mithat Bereket ile +1" broadcast on CNNTürk, also worked as a writer in the news center. After completing her Spanish language education in Cuba and Peru, Övür worked first as an internet editor and then as a Foreign News Editor at Doğan News Agency (DHA). Övür, meanwhile, completed his doctorate in Communication Sciences at Marmara University. After 22 years of journalism, Ayten Övür is a lecturer at Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Communication, Radio, TV and Cinema. She teaches Media and Propaganda, Documentary Photography, Agenda Analysis, Media and Consumption Society, News Applications.


Asst. Prof. Dr. Gülsün BOZKURT

e-mail: [email protected] 

CVGülsün Bozkurt CV.pdf

She attended primary school in Çayeli/Senoz Valley, which is also her birthplace. After graduating from Beyoğlu Fındıklı Anatolian High School, she graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Philosophy in 2009. After graduating, she worked as a philosophy group teacher in various institutions for a while. Shcompleted her master's program in 2013 at Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Journalism, and completed her doctorate in 2019, receiving the title of doctor. Shcontinues her studies in the field of communication sociology and media at Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Communication, Department of New Media and Communication.


Lecturer Melih GÜNEY

 CV: Öğr. Gör. Melih Güney CV.pdf

Born in Istanbul in 1983, Melih Güney graduated from the Department of Business Administration at Anadolu University after graduating from Çankırı Nevzat Ayaz Anatolian Teacher High School. He completed his master's degree at Bahçeşehir University on the effect of Social Media Advertising on the Number of Patients in Private Health Institutions. Melih Güney, who has been working on marketing and brand management in the tourism and health sector in his 12 years of professional life, transferred to corporate life by working in the marketing department of Dünyagöz Hospital after working in the field of digital marketing at Turkey's leading start-ups. Melih Güney, who is currently working as a digital marketing manager at Gaziosmanpaşa Hospital, also provides digital marketing consultancy to brands and companies and shares his experiences by participating in trainings and events throughout Turkey.

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Lecturer İhsan Emre EROL

e-mail: [email protected]

CV: Öğr. Gör. İhsan Emre Erol CV.pdf

Çocuk yaştan beri yazılımla ilgilenmektedir. Kamu ve özel sektöre yönelik irili ufaklı bir çok yazılım projesinde yer almıştır. Aynı zamanda İktisat mezunudur. Pazarlama ve iletişim üzerine özel eğitimler almıştır. İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi'nde öğretim üyesi olarak çalışmalarına devam etmektedir.


Lecturer Cansu Aydemir COŞAN

e-mail: [email protected]


Internal Communication, Education and Training Programming Specialist

Cansu Coşan graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Communication, Journalism Major and Radio, Cinema and Television Double Major in 2012. In the same years, she was entitled to receive a teaching certificate in the field of Media Literacy by taking Pedagogical Formation. Coşan was selected as one of the TÜBİTAK Young Researchers in 2011; She presented her academic research in Romania, Italy, Greece, England and Russia. Then, she started her master's degree in Marmara University, Faculty of Communication, Communication Sciences in 2012 and worked at Darüşşafaka Educational Institutions Projects Unit in 2013 she. Coşan, under the umbrella of Money Status, within the scope of the protocol signed by TEB Family Academy in partnership with Lifelong Learning; reaching 5 million people; She took part in the team that developed the education and curriculum of the I Can Manage My Budget Project as an education specialist. Again under the same umbrella; She developed the Entrepreneurial Women's Workshop for Garanti Bank. She took part as a content provider in the Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy contents during the content and training development process of the "New Horizons in Entrepreneurship with Stem" Program realized by Türkonfed with the support of the US Embassy Small-Scale Grant Program. Cansu Cosan; During the 2017-2018 academic year at Süleyman Demirel University, Human Resources Job and Performance Evaluation Application and Research Center Manager Assist. Assoc. Dr. Together with Pınar Göktaş, she developed the Network and Technology Oriented Applied Entrepreneurship Program that touched nearly a thousand university students. Finally, she has implemented the Diji-Citizen Online Training program in cooperation with ISOC-TR and Media Literacy Association. Cansu Coşan took part simultaneously in the idea phase, realization and execution of education, training programming, communication and projects in various institutions.

Cansu Coşan is the founder of the Media Literacy Association, which was established in Istanbul in July 2017. Cansu Coşan has been working at Özgür Bolat Academy for the last 5 years as a CSR and Training Specialist within the scope of Corporate Communication/Operation, Team management duties. Coşan simultaneously teaches New Media Literacy at the Department of New Media at Istanbul Aydın University.


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Lecturer Bekir AKBAL


CV:  Bekir Akbal CV.pdf

Bekir Akbal, born in 1991 in Istanbul, graduated from Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department. He completed his master's degree at Istanbul Aydın University, Institute of Social Sciences, Graphic Design Program. He teaches 3D Design and Design courses at the Department of Visual Communication Design, New Media and Communication, Public Relations and Publicity at the Faculty of Communication at Istanbul Aydın University, and at the Department of Interior Architecture and Industrial Product Design at the Faculty of Architecture and Design.


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Lecturer Hüseyin SAYIN

e-mail:  [email protected]

web site:

CV:  Hüseyin Sayın CV.pdf

After graduating from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Economics, Hüseyin Sayın, who completed his master's degree in Strategic Marketing and Brand Management at Bahçeşehir University, has been writing a blog on marketing and communication for more than 12 years. Sayin's blog has been on the list of Turkey's Best Marketing Blogs in the MediaCat Power100 index for a long time. He is currently working on a book on marketing. He worked in different positions in İnci GS Yuasa marketing unit for many years. During these periods, he also held various positions in the foundation and execution of digital marketing activities of İnci Holding and some group companies. Continuing his professional career in Nissan Turkey, Mr. Sayın is currently working in the team that carries out the Marketing Communications operations of this brand in Turkey, North Africa and CIS countries. In parallel with his business life, he also works as a lecturer at Istanbul Aydın University Faculty of Communication and provides consultancy in disciplines such as 'Strategic Marketing and Communication', 'Digital Marketing' and 'Brand Management'. Mr. Sayın, who has received many national and international awards for the works he has managed, has also served as a Member of the Press Board of the Turkish Billiards Federation for three years. He gives professional training in different branches such as Marketing, Branding, Personal Awareness in Business Life, Personal Branding. A professional athlete in three branches (Diving, Sailing, Billiards), Mr. Sayın is also a member of AKUT.

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Lecturer Serdar SEÇME

e-posta: [email protected]

CV: Serdar Seçme CV.pdf

Born in 1990 in Niğde, Serdar Seçme graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration. Then, he completed his master's degree at Bahçeşehir University, Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Audio Technologies. He has a thesis written in 2018 under the title "Analysis of the Differences of Audio Outputs between Digital Audio Working Software". In addition to his academic studies, he has a professional music production studio where he produces his own music works. He has contributed to many artists as an arranger, guitarist and sound engineer on stage and in the studio. He has also produced music for many TV series and movies. In addition to these, there are current publications on audio technologies and social media studies where he produces digital content. He continues to teach courses on audio technologies, visual arts music production, music production and 360-degree sound mixing and creation.

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Lecturer Hasan Fehmi KETENCİ

CV: Hasan Fehmi Ketenci CV.pdf

 Born in 1946 in Rize, H. Fehmi Ketenci graduated from the State Academy of Fine Arts in 1972. He worked as the director of the Günaydın Newspaper Kadıköy and Sisli Advertising Bureaus for one year when it was newly established. He transferred to Güneş Newspaper in 1982 and was the visual director of Güneş 2 magazine supplement for two years. He returned to Milliyet Publishing as the Editor-in-Chief of Telemagazine in 1984. He retired in 1992. In the same year, Deputy General Manager of Interpress Magazine Group, as well as publishing coordinator of all magazines; He served as editor-in-chief of Hello, First and Tomarrow Magazines. He left Interpress Group at the beginning of 1994 and founded Intermedia Economy Magazine Publishing Group. Until the end of 1995, he was the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Intermedia Economy Magazine Publishing Group and the Presidency of the Publication Group; As the General Director, he directed the economy and finance magazines Yön, İntermedya Ekonomi, Macro, Paramatik, Borsamatik, and the Global daily economy newspaper. He also served as the General Director of Gepa Basım Sanayii A.Ş., which belongs to the same group. H.Fehmi Ketenci, who provides consultancy services in the fields of Media Operating Systems, Brand Design and Analysis, Marketing Communications, Ekinciler Holding A.Ş. between 1996-2000, and between 2000-2004; Habaş Group and Anadolubank A.Ş. He served as Board of Directors Communication Consultant, Press-Public Relations and Advertising Consultant. Between March 2006-2009 Ekinciler Holding A.Ş. He served as the Communication Consultant of the Board of Directors. Between 1984 – 1991, Istanbul University Faculty of Economics, School of Press and Broadcasting / Faculty of Communication; He worked as an Instructor in Journalism, Public Relations-Promotion and Radio-Television Departments. Galatasaray University Faculty of Communication, which he started as a lecturer in 1994-2009 and continued until the end of the 2009 Spring semester; He gave lectures under the general title of Desktop publishing in the journalism department. As a lecturer at Kocaeli University, Faculty of Communication, which he started in 1999; In the departments of Journalism, Public Relations-Promotion, Radio-Television-Cinema, Advertising and Visual Communication Design; Printing techniques, Press and broadcast technologies, Basic Design, Layout / Page editing, Typography, Visual Communication and Graphic Design Applications, Desktop Publishing, Electronic Communication, Advertising Graphics, Advertising Design Applications and Graphic animation courses; In the Faculty of Fine Arts; He gives Broadcast Graphics and Basic Art Education courses. He currently teaches various courses at the Departments of Journalism, New Media and Communication and Visual Communication at Istanbul Aydın University.


Lecturer Arzu ÖZSOY

e-mail: [email protected]

CV: Arzu Özsoy CV.pdf

She was born in 1973 in Istanbul. He is of Crimean descent from Russia. Working languages ​​are Turkish, English and Russian. She graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Literature, Department of Russian Language and Literature, with a teaching formation. She did his Master's degree in Business Administration at Pushkin Russian Language Institute and Radio Television Cinema at Gazi University Faculty of Communication in Moscow, Russia. She completed "Investigative Journalism" and "Scenario Writing Techniques" courses for 2 terms at Uğur Mumcu Investigative Journalism Foundation. Successfully completed a one-year "Effective Communication" course at the Canadian Vancouver Commonwealth Institute. Finally, she graduated from Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Communication, Department of New Media. For many years, she worked as a spokesperson for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, lived in Geneva, Switzerland, the center of the institution, and also served as a spokesperson for short and long terms in disaster areas in many Middle Eastern and Balkan countries. She worked as the Information Coordinator and Press Spokesperson of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the South East Asian Tsunami disaster operation. She returned to Turkey in 2010 and worked as the Head of Projects Coordination at Istanbul Aydın University. She has been working in health tourism since 2011 and has been working in the digital field of international health tourism with her own company. She served as a senior consultant to the hospital on health tourism. She is still the Senior Consultant of Ankara Güven Hospitals. The Digital Innovation in Health project she developed at ITU Teknokent won the first prize three times. Finally, she received the "2020 Women Entrepreneur of the Year" award on "Health Technologies and Digital Innovation in Health" at the EURIE 2020 Eurasian Universities Congress. There is a technology transfer office in Istanbul Aydın University Biocube Incubation Center. She works as a part-time academic staff as a lecturer in the Department of New Media, Faculty of Communication at Istanbul Aydın University.



Rsc. Asst. Selin YILMAZ

e-mail: [email protected]

CVSelin Yılmaz CV.pdf

Born in 1993 in Istanbul, Selin YILMAZ graduated from Istanbul Kultur University, Department of Communication Arts, and a master's degree from the same department, after her primary and secondary education. She worked in the editorial department of "The Gate" magazine for 7-8 months during her undergraduate period. She is currently a PhD student in Public Relations and Publicity at Istanbul Aydın University. She started to work as a Research Assistant at Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Communication, Department of New Media and Communication, and works as a coordinator in the Academic Studies Coordination Office she. Her fields of study include Surveillance society, semiotic studies, sustainable brands and environmental movements, digital surveillance capitalism, and privacy in digital societies.

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Rsc. Asst. Burcu KAVAS

e-mail: [email protected]

CVBurcu Kavas CV.pdf

Born in Ankara in 1994, Burcu KAVAS graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Radio, Television and Cinema. She continues his master's education at Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Radio, Television and Department. Burcu KAVAS, a Research Assistant at Istanbul Aydın University Visual Communication Design Department, is the assistant editor of Istanbul Aydın University Journal. Her fields of study include Cinema Theories, Cinema and Philosophy, Postmodern Cinema, Gender Studies, Posthumanist Studies.

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