Sergül Nguyen, MA
Sergul is a Lecturer in Organizational and Corporate Communication at the Department of Media and Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her ongoing PhD research in Media and Communication Studies at Galatasaray University, Istanbul focuses on the intersection of cosmopolitanism, framing and crisis reporting. She received her European Studies (M.A.) degree from Sciences Po Paris and Sociology (B.A.) degree from Bogazici University, Istanbul.
She has experiences as an educator, researcher and practitioner. Before joining the Department in February 2020, she worked as a Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. There, she collaborated with her colleagues and co-edited a book on 'Media and Society' that will be published from Palgrave in Spring 2020.
She was a visiting fellow at Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Culture Studies in 2018, where she found the opportunity to deepen her understanding of research and teaching.
From 2011 to 2014 she worked for the news channel CNN Turk as a correspondent covering local and foreign news. She then transferred her skills in journalism into corporate communications and worked for the Turkish conglomerate Sabanci.
Outside academia, she still retains a vast and strong network with the professional field by contributing to two prestigious digital media platforms (Journo and NewsLabTurkey) that aims at enhancing journalism in Turkey; here she writes about the future of journalism, media and technology. She is regularly invited to participate in and speak at high-profile events organised by e.g. the Guardian Foundation (London) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Berlin).