Expert Council

Sevda Alankuş (Turkey)

Sevda Alankuş has full professorship degree in Communication Sciences and works as the dean of  Yaşar University, Faculty of Communication in İzmir, Turkey. Since 1983 she has been teaching and administering as at different universities of Turkey and North Cyprus and was the visiting fellow of Northwestern University. She is the education advisor for Independent Communication Network (bianet.org as an alternative news site) as of 1998 and undertook the editorship of the journalism books and authorship of Peace Journalism Handbook, besides coordinating trainings in human, women/gender, children rights-based journalism and peace journalism. Her research  and publication areas consist of subjects such as alternative media and news reporting, media ethics, peace journalism and feminist media critique.