Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 2003.
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.
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).
Married Christian Ortendahl Christensen, January 26, 2003.