Assist. Prof. Dr. Pelin AGOCUK

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Pelin Agocuk was born in İstanbul, 13th of March 1982. She completed her primary and secondary education in İstanbul. She began to her undergraduation at Near East University Faculty of Communication Radio Tv and Cinema Department in 2004 and graduated in 2008. She continued to her education with registering to NEU Media and Communication Studies Postgraduation Programme. In same year, she started to work as research assistant in NEU. She completed her postgraduation programme (2012) with a thesis name called “Melodrama in Turkish Cinema: A Research on 1960-75 Periods”. Also she completed her PhD in 2016 with a thesis name called “Representation of Politician in Turkish Cinema (1960-2015)”.

From 2006 Agocuk worked at NEU TV as a cameraman, editing operator, news coordinator and director. Also she gave classes to undergraduate students about camera, editing and practices of TV studios.

She participated to several national and international activities of university. Between 2010-2012, Agocuk worked at NEU Hospital press department as a news cameraman and news coordinator. In 2009, her short film “Awaking” won the first prize at YÖDAK’s Inter-universities Social Responsibility Project Competition.

Agocuk continues to her task as a Radio and TV Technologies Upper Secondary Education Department Coordinator. She participated to several conferences and published articles. Since 2013 she gives lectures at NEU Faculty of Communication. Her research fields are; cinema, Turkish cinema, cinema and politics, melodrama.