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Miyase Christensen

Miyase Christensen, German communications scholar, educator. Achievements include research in social theory and media and communications. Jesse Jones Centennial fellowship, University Texas, 2002-2003, Research grant, Riksbanken Jubilee Forum, since 2009, FORMAS, since 2009.

Background

  • Christensen, Miyase was born on April 30, 1973 in Hamm, Germany. Daughter of Mukerrem Karanfilci.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 2003.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2003—2006, department chair department film-television, 2004—2006. Associate professor department media & communications studies Karlstad University, Sweden, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in social theory and media and communications.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Connecting Europe: Politics of Information Society in the European Union and Turkey. Editor: Shifting Landscapes: Film and Media in European Context, Online Territories: Globalization, Mediated Practice and Social Space, Understanding Media and Culture in Turkey: Structures, Spaces, Voices. Translator: Science as a Candle in the Dark (Carl Sagan), Longitude, Explorers, Before It's Too Late.

    Membership

    Academic consultant State Planning Organization, Istanbul, 2005. Fellow: Nordic Research Network Media, Migration and Society, Race and Ethnicity Division, International Communications Association (executive board member since 2008). Member: European Science Foundation (Cooperation in Science and Technology 150807 Group member), European Communications Research and Education Association, International Communications Association (Top Three Paper award, Law and Policy Division 2005).

    Connections

    • Married Christian Ortendahl Christensen, January 26, 2003.
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    Born April 30, 1973
    (age 44)
    • 2003
      University Texas
    • 2003 - 2006
      Assistant, professor Bahcesehir University
      Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey
    • 2004 - 2006
      Assistant, professor Bahcesehir University
    • 2006
      associate, professor department media & communications studies Karlstad University
      Sweden