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Month: July 2020

Duygu Kaşdoğan

Duygu Kaşdoğan

*EN | TR Duygu Kasdogan is a faculty member in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at İzmir Katip Çelebi University in Turkey. She was a research fellow in the Sociology Department at Koç University, Istanbul under the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) Co-Funded Brain Circulation Scheme fellowship programme. Duygu is an ethnographer of science, and her research interests include sustainability studies, energy infrastructures, urban political ecology, feminist technoscience, and transnational STS. Duygu received her PhD in Science and Technology Studies Program from York University (Toronto), MA from the Comparative Studies in History and Society Program at Koc University (Istanbul), and BA from the Political Scien...
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Ebru Yetişkin

Ebru Yetişkin

*EN | TR Ebru Yetiskin, who specializes in digital culture, graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Radio-TV-Cinema in 1999. She holds a master's degree in Science, Technology and Society from Istanbul Technical University and Louis Pasteur University, where she joined the Group of Studies and Research on Science Science with a scholarship from Garanti Bank. She has written a dissertation on how scientific knowledge is used in networking and policy making in network wars, focusing on the understanding of science and technology in public. After returning from France to Turkey, she started to work as a researcher at Istanbul Technical University, and she also started her PhD in Sociology in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. In 2005, she worked with Ant...
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Hacer Ansal

Hacer Ansal

*EN | TR After graduating from the Civil Engineering Department of Bosphorus University, Ansal received her master’s degree in Soil Mechanics of Civil Engineering from Northwestern University and worked as a civil engineer for five years in the USA. She received her PhD in “Science, Technology and Industrialization” Program at “Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU)” of Sussex University. After working at Technology Programme in UNCTAD, Geneva, she joined the Management Faculty of Istanbul Technical University until 2005 when she transferred to Işık University to establish the Humanities and Social Sciences Department. Her academic works involve Management of Technology and Innovation, Flexible Production Organization Systems, Fordist and Post Fordist Production, Effects of New Technologi...
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Maral Erol

Maral Erol

*EN | TR Maral Erol, is an Associate Professor at Işık Unıversity Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. Upon completing her undergraduate degree at Boğaziçi University Political Science and International Relations Department, she got her MA degree in the same field, from the Yıldız Technical University. She then did her PhD in Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, followed by a five year postdoc position at Duke University. Her research interests include masculinity; gender, science and technology relations; biomedical technologies; and medicalizaton. She has published on the issues of medicalization of menopause in Turkey, postmenopausal osteoporosis and risk perceptions, discourses around normal and abnormal menstrual bleeding, andropause and agi...
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Mehmet Ekinci

Mehmet Ekinci

*EN | TR Mehmet Ekinci is a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University, Science and Technology Studies Department. His dissertation research focuses on the political economies of knowledge making in North American life sciences research labs and aims to understand the laboratory as a space of work, value production and material resource consumption in terms of cultural sociology. Since Fall 2013, he designed and taught three different First-year Writing Seminars with distinct Science, Technology and Society themes. In addition, he worked as a Teaching Assistant in social studies of biomedicine, medical ethics, environmental ethics and computing culture courses at Cornell campus. He received his Molecular Biology and Genetics (B.Sc.) undergraduate degree from Bogazici University and he studi...
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