Affiliated Members

Ahmet Inam, (METU/Philosophy): B.S., METU; Ph.D., Istanbul University.
Fields of specialisation:
Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Ethics

Courses: PHIL515, PHIL516

Contact: ainam[at]metu.edu.tr


Ayda Eraydin, (METU/City and Regional Planning): B.Arch., M. Arch., METU; Ph.D., ITU.

Fields of specialisation: City and Regional Planning

Courses: RP534

Contact: ayda[at]metu.edu.tr


Ayse Hosgor Gunduz, (METU/Sociology): B.A., M.A., METU; Ph.D., University of Western Ontario.

Fields of specialisation: Sociology of Development, Gender Issues, Social Stratification and Mobility, Methodology of Social Research Techniques, Application of Statistics in Social Sciences


Contact: hosgor[at]metu.edu.tr


Baris Cakmur, (METU/Political Science and Public Administration): B.S., M.S., Ph.D., METU.

Fields of specialisation: Mass Communication , Political Economy of Culture, Political Theory, Media and Cultural Studies

Courses: ADM5170

Contact: cakmur[at]metu.edu.tr


Bulent Ertan, (METU/Electrical-Electronic Engineering): B.S., M.S., METU; Ph.D., University of Leeds.
Fields of specialisation: Optimum Design of Electrical Machines , High Voltage Resonant, Load Power Supplies, Solar-Electric Conversion, Vector Controlled Drives


Contact: ertan[at]metu.edu.tr


Cem Somel, (Abant Izzet Baysal/Economics): B.S., M.S., Istanbul University; Ph.D., Ankara University.
Fields of specialisation
: Macroeconomics, Economic Development, Globalization

Courses: ECON465

Contact: somel[at]metu.edu.tr


Emel Akozer, (METU/Architecture): B.Arch., M.Arch., Ph.D., METU.
Fields of specialisation
: Architecture, Ethics and Aesthetics, Theory and Criticism in Architecture


Contact: akozer[at]metu.edu.tr


Erkan Erdil, (METU/Economics): B.S., M.S., METU; Ph.D., Universiteit Maastricht.
Fields of specialisation
: Labor Economics, Economics of Technology, Agricultural Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economics of Information and Uncertainty, Human Resources Management

Courses: STPS602

Contact: erdil[at]metu.edu.tr


Erol Sayin, (Alanya HEP): B.S., METU; M.S., Ph.D., Ankara University.
Fields of specialisation
: Technology Management , Organizational Management/Reengineering, Decision Support Systems, Local Governments, Management Information Systems


Contact: sayin[at]ie.metu.edu.tr


Erol Taymaz, (METU/Economics): B.S., M.S., METU; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.
Fields of specialisation:
Economics of Technology and Innovation , Science, Technology and Innovation Policies, Simulation Modeling, Small Business Economics, Technology Foresight, Technology Management

Courses: ECON 448

Contact: etaymaz[at]metu.edu.tr


Fikret Senses, (METU/Economics): B.S., University of Warwick; M.A., University of Lancaster; Ph.D., London School of Economics.
Fields of specialisation:
International Trade and Commercial Policy, Development Economics, Applied Macroeconomics with Special Reference to the Turkish Economy, Labor Markets in Developing Countries, Poverty and Social Exclusion, Economics Education

Courses: ECON 667, ECON 510

Contact: fsenses[at]metu.edu.tr

Hayriye Erbas, (Ankara University/Sociology): M.S., Ph.D., METU. 
Fields of specialisation:

Courses: STPS 603


Huseyin Özel, (Hacettepe/Economics): B.S., M.S., Hacettepe University; Ph.D., University of Utah. 

Fields of specialisation: History of Economic Thought, Political Economy, Methodology of Economics, Social Theory, Marxism, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Karl Marx, Philosophy of Karl Marx, Economics, and Social Sciences

Courses: STPS 501


Metin Durgut, (Alanya HEP): B.S.METU,M.S.,PhD.State University of New York,

Fields of specialisation:

Courses: IE 491

Contact: mdurgut[at]ie.metu.edu.tr



Onur Yildirim, (METU/Economics): B.S. METU, M.S., PhD. Princeton University

Fields of Specialization: Economic History, History of Technology, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Ottoman History

Courses: STPS 501

Contact: onuryil[at]metu.edu.tr


Semra Aşcıgil, (METU/BA): B.S. Boğaziçi University, M.S., Ph.D. METU

Fields of specialisation: Social Responsibilities of SMEs; Social Capital; Incubators; Social Entrepreneurship; Networking; Entrepreneurial Teams; Innovativeness Capability

Courses: Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

Contact: sascigil[at]metu.edu.tr


Yakup Kepenek, (METU/Economics): B.S., Ankara University; Ph.D., New York University. 
Fields of specialisation
: Economic Development , Economic Growth, Technology

Courses: STPS 503



Yilmaz Ustuner, (METU/Political Science and Public Adm.): B.S., M.S., Ph.D., METU. 
Fields of specialisation:
 Administrative Reform , Organizational Theory, Theory of Public Administration

Courses:ADM 6248