Dr. Ayça Demet ATAY

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Ayça Demet Atay completed her secondary education in German High School of Istanbul and Cottage Grove High School in Oregon, USA. She received her undergraduate degree in the field of Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University in Turkey, her graduate degree in Conflict Resolution from the Peace Studies Department of the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom, and her doctoral degree in Communication and Media Studies from Eastern Mediterranean University in North Cyprus. Prior to her academic career, she worked as a professional journalist in Turkey, winning the Abdi İpekçi Peace and Friendship Award in Journalism of 2002. Her research interests include peace journalism, peace and communication, political communication and media and democracy.