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Yesim Kaptan

Visiting Scholar in the Department of Comparative Literature, AY23-24

Yesim Kaptan (Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington) is an associate professor at the School of Communication Studies at Kent State University. Previously, Dr. Kaptan was a faculty fellow at the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and a visiting scholar at the School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University in Denmark. She is the co-editor of Television in Turkey: Local Production, Transnational Expansion and Political Aspirations. Her research on culture, global communication, transnational media, and advertising has been published in the International Journal of Communication, Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture, the Journal of Consumer Culture, The Global Media Journal, as well as various English and Turkish media journals and books.