Burcu Gümüş is an Econometrics graduate from Uludag University, MBA degree from Istanbul Bilgi University and is currently a PhD candidate of Communication Science in İstanbul Bilgi University. She is currently working as a program manager of markaokulu at Istanbul Bilgi University.
Research interests: consumer behavior, technology, ubiquitous computing.
Onur Sesigür got his BSc in Physics from Middle East Technical University and his MA in Audio Production from University of Westminster. He is currently a PhD candidate in Communication at Istanbul Bilgi University. He previously worked as a sound designer, music producer and post-production coordinator in TV and advertising before his current occupation as a client relations manager in an international digital music and film distributor. He is one of the co-founders and writers of online arts, culture and politics magazine vesaire.org.
Research interests: digital music, culture industries, popular music, music sociology.
Müge Hasbay Öztunç worked as a head of marketing in different industries and multinational companies. During her career, she has launched many new products and established new brands and devised marketing strategies. She graduated from Ege University Communication Faculty (BA., and MA). She has also master degree on Production Management and Marketing in Marmara University Business Administration. Hasbay is currently a PhD Candidate at Bilgi Communication Science.
Research interests: Consumption and marketing, consumer culture, social classes.
Selime Büyükgöze is a Cultural Studies graduate (M.A.) from İstanbul Bilgi University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate of Communication Science in İstanbul Bilgi University. She is also lecturer at Plato College of Higher Education Radio & Television Programme.
Research interests: film studies, memory, affect, feminism.
Sevgül Akbuz is an Instructor in Ozyegin University, Turkey, and a PhD candidate of Communication Studies in Istanbul Bilgi University. She received her BA in the Department of English Language Teaching from Hacettepe University, and then completed her MA in the Department of EU Politics and International Relations. She has been teaching English since 2004. Currently, she is writing her PhD dissertation called “Arts Education in Cultural Policies of Turkey and Germany: A Comparative Study” under the guidance of Assoc. Prof. Serhan Ada.
Research interests: cultural policy, arts education, cultural governance, comparative cultural pollicy research, education policy.