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educator , communications scholar

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.


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


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.


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


  • Other Work

    • 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.


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.

Mukerrem Karanfilci Christensen

Christian Ortendahl Christensen