Assistant Professor

Yaşar University

Izmir, Turkey

Ürün Yıldıran Önk graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Communication in 2002. She held her M.A. degree at Dokuz Eylül University, Fine Arts Institute, Department of Cinema-TV in 2004. In 2011 she was awarded her Ph.D. by her thesis “The Culture of Television Serials on Turkish Televisions in the Millennium and the Problem of Social Representation”. She has been working at Yaşar University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Radio, Cinema-Television since 2007. Her recent researches focus on media history, television and genre studies. She also participates in academic and social responsibility visits and organizations complementing her field studies.