Professional Experience

Editor

European Urban and Regional Studies (EURS), peer reviewed academic journal, 2015 Impact Factor: 2.078, 4/39 in Urban Studies. Since January 2017.

Journal of Housing and the Built Environment (HBE), peer reviewed academic journal, 2015 Impact Factor: 0.810. Since 2000.

European Journal of Spatial Development (EJSD)-peer reviewed online Open Source journal. Since 2014.

Peer Reviewer for Academic Journals and Publishers

Journals
European Urban and Regional Studies (EURS)
Journal of Economic and Social Geography (TESG)
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (IJURR)
European Planning Studies (EPS)
Urban Studies, International Planning Studies
Local Environment, Planning Perspectives
Geoforum
GeoJournal
Planning Practice and Research
Planning Theory & Parctice
METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
Geographiska Annuler

Publishers
Springer Publishers
Routledge Publishers

Reviewer for research funding agencies

Flemish Scientific Organisation (FWO), Belgium
National Science Foundation (NSF), USA
Israeli Scientific Foundation (ISF)
European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

Academic Committees

AESOP (Association of European Planners), Chair of Best Congress Paper Prize, February 2017.

Invited Examiner, PhD commission of Jannes van Loon, KULeuven (Promotor: Prof. Dr. Manuel Albers), Belgium, April 2017.

Invited Examiner, PhD commission of Sofie Vermeulen, Vrij Universiteit Brussels, (VUB). Promotor: Prof.Dr. Bas van Huur), Belgium, January 2015.

Invited Examiner, PhD commission of Bahar Sakizlioglu, University of Utrecht (Promotor: Prof Dr. Jan van Weesep), The Netherlands, May 2014.

Invited Examiner, PhD commission of Burak Buyukcivelek, UCL, Bartlett School of Planning (Promotor: Prof. Dr. Michael Edwards), London, UK, May 2013.

Invited Examiner, PhD commission of Deniz Altay, Middle East Technical University (METU) (Promotor: Prof. Dr. Ayda Eraydin), Ankara, Turkey, June 2011.

Invited Examiner, PhD Commission of Barbara van Dyck, University of Antwerp (Promotor: Prof. Dr. Ann Verhetsel), Belgium, November 2010.

Professional Affiliations

Association of American Geographers (AAG)
Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP)
Turkish Urban and Regional Research Network (founding member), (KBAM)

Languages

Turkish (mother tongue)
English (excellent)
Dutch (advanced)
Polish (basic)
Hungarian (basic)

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