Asuman Suner is Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in Istanbul Technical University. Having received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Department of Sociology in Middle East Technical University in Ankara, she acquired her Ph.D. from the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1996. From 1996 to 1998, she worked as Assistant Professor at the Department of Comparative Literature at University of Hong Kong. Between the years of 2000 and 2008, she taught at the Department of Communication and Design at Bilkent University, Ankara. Apart from several articles that she published in edited books and academic journals, she also has a recent book, entitled Turkish Cinema:Belonging, Identity and Memory, that came out in 2009 from I. B. Tauris Press in Britain. Turkish and Arabic editions of this book were previously published respectively by Metis Press (2006) in Istanbul and Dar Kreidieh Press (2008) in Beirut.
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Istanbul Technical University
Faculty of Science and Letters
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
34469 Maslak Istanbul Turkey