Academic Staff

Research Assistant Aysu KES ERKUL

Correspondance

Address: Hacettepe Universitesi Sosyoloji Bölümü 06800, Beytepe,Ankara, Turkey
Telephone: +90-312-2978425
E-mail: aysukes@hacettepe.edu.tr

Degrees obtained

    1. B. S.  Sociology, Middle East Technical University , Ankara, 2002
    (2000-2001 University of Oklahoma, USA Exchange Programme)
    2. M.A. Human Resources Development in Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 2004
    3. M. S. Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 2005
    4. Ph. D.  Sociology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, in progress.

Academic Experience

  • Hacettepe University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Research Assistant (2003-2007)
  • Hacettepe University, Department of Sociology, Research Assistant (2007- to date)
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA,Visiting Scholar (2009)

Research interests

Urbanization, urban segregation, historic towns, culture and lifestyles.

Completed Research Projects

  •   "Village-City Approach as a Rural Development Model: The Case of Mesudiye", Cumhuriyet University, 2005 (as Project assistant)
  •   "Social Impact Assessment of Irigation in South Eastern Anatolia on Social, Economic and Gender Relations and Family, Middle East Technical University and Tokyo University, 2003 (as Project assistant)
  • "Assessment of Health System in Turkey from the viewpoint of Providers and Benefitiaries, towards the Health Reform in Turkey", Middle East Technical University, 2003 (as Project assistant)

Academic Publications                     

            Articles

  • Kes-Erkul, A.  and R. Erdem Erkul (2009). James Burnham’ın Yönetsel Devrim Kuramının Günümüzdeki Yansımaları. Hacettepe University Journal of Economics and Administrative Sciences Vol:27, No:2, pp: 193-215.

            Books

  • Local Dynamics of Restoration and Conservation: The Projects in Kastamonu, Aysu Kes-Erkul; VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2010, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-639-22903-5

            Conference Papers

  •   Kes, A. "Local Dynamics of Restoration and Conservation: The Case of Kastamonu, Turkey", The 8th European Sociological Association Conference, 3-6 September 2007, Glasgow, Scotland
  •   Kes, A., Erkul R.E. "The Impact of International Declarations Regarding Environmental Issues on Environmentalist Civil Organizations: Cases From Turkey and International Community", Cairo 10th International Conference on Energy and Environment, 11-15 March 2007, Luxor, Egypt
  •   Kes, A., Erkul R.E."The Impact of Supranational Organizations on Environmentalist Civil Organizations", 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, 12-15 January 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii
  •   Kes, A. "Decision- making Processes and Political Participation in Small Towns: The Case of Kastamonu" (Küçük Kentlerde Siyasi Katılım ve Karar Alma Süreçleri: Kastamonu Örneği) 9. National Conference of Social Sciences, 7-9 December 2005, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (in Turkish)
  • Kes, A., Öktem, M.K., Ömürgönülşen, U. "Multi –actor Approach and Participation in Urban Decision- making Processes"( Kentsel Karar Alma Süreçlerinde Çok Aktörlülük ve Katılım) , 8 November World Town Planning day 29.Colloqium, 7-9 November 2005, İstanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, İstanbul (in Turkish)

 Working Papers

  • Kes- Erkul A.  and R. Erdem Erkul. Web 2.0 in the Process of e-participation: The Case of Organizing for America and the Obama Administration. National Center for Digital Government Working Paper Series. No.09-001. October 6, 2009

Other Academic Activities

  • Reviewer- The Sociological Quarterly
  • Reviewer- SAGE Publications

Research Grants

  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) International Doctoral Research Grant (2009)
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