Professional Positions

Current

Professor of Urban Planning and Governance, commenced 2018
Department of Human Geography, Urban Planning and International Development Studies
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Previous

2015-2018

Associate Professor, Department of Human Geography, Urban Planning and International Development Studies
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007-2015
Assistant Professor (2013-2015), Senior Researcher (2009-2013); Post-doc Researcher (2007-2009); Dept. OTB Research for the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Netherlands

2011-2014
Associate Professor, Human Geography Track Coordinator, University of Utrecht, University College Roosevelt, The Netherlands (s
ub-contracted by TU Delft)

2010-2011
Associate Professor, Dept. City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey.
Qualified by the Turkish Higher Education Council on March 2012 (sub-contracted by TU Delft)

2005-2007
Research Coordinator, Dept. Architecture, Urban Design and Planning (ASRO), Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium

2004-2005
Post-doc, OASeS (Research Unit on Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City), University of Antwerp, Belgium
– Member of the Faculty (BAP)

2001-2004
International Research Coordinator, ECORYS International Research and Consultancy, The Netherlands

1999-2000
Visiting Research Fellow, Center for Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

1992-1999
Teaching and Research Assistant, Dept. City and Regional Planning Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey

1996-1997
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organisation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

1992-1994
City Planner, Metropolitan Planning Department, Metropolitan Municipality of Ankara, Turkey

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