Associate Professor

memin.babacan@ihu.edu.tr

Education

BA : (2005) School of Communication, Public Relations and Publicity, Gazi University.
MA : (2009) Sociology of Religion, Çanakkale 18 Mart University.
PhD : (2012) Sociology, Sakarya University.

Areas of Interest

Communication Sociology, New Communication Technology, New Media/Social Media, Youth Studies, Social Movements

Short Biography

Mehmet Emin Babacan was born in Malatya. Graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Communication in 2005. Between 2007-2009, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University prepared the master thesis titled “Birikim Magazine and Relevant Religion Developments around the Journal” in Institute of Social Sciences. He completed his PhD in 2012 under the name of “Social Capital Practices in Social Sharing Networks” at Sakarya University, Social Sciences Institute. Babacan, who has been a guest researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the USA for 1 year in 2014-2015, is currently Ass.Prof. at Ibn Khaldun University, Faculty of Communication. Assoc.