General Information

Institutional Information: Faculty Of Humanities And Social Sciences, Psychology Department
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities, Psychology, Social Psychology, Political Psychology

Names in Publications: Gecer Ekmel

Metrics

Publication

119

Citation (WoS)

495

H-Index (WoS)

10

Citation (Scopus)

505

H-Index (Scopus)

10

Project

11

Thesis Advisory

5

Open Access

5
UN Sustainable Development Goals

Biography

Ekmel Gecer holds a PhD from Loughborough University in media-politics and journalism studies. After working at the Communication Faculty of Sakarya University for four years (2015-2019), he became a lecturer at the Psychology Department of the University of Health Sciences (2019-2023). He is currently an associate professor of social psychology at Marmara University. Gecer also delivered lectures at psychology departments of Universitaet Dortmund/Institut Für Psy­Cho­Lo­Gie an Der Tu Dort­Mund (Germany), Birmingham City University (UK) and Sigmund Freud University (Vienna).

Gecer has studied theology in Turkey and has an MA in Religion Psychology. He then decided to pursue postgraduate research into Communication and Psychology at a UK University while being a regular contributor to Turkish periodicals and newspapers. He finished his second MA in New Media, Governance & Democracy from Leicester University in 2009 with a thesis on "Political Communication and Psychology".

Ekmel Gecer has explored a broad range of psychology, politics and communication issues, written dozens of articles in scientific journals and presented papers at national and international conferences that specialise in cultural psychology, media and cyber psychology and political communication and psychology. GECER contributed to many projects mostly related to multiculturalism and psychology. He is the author of eight books: (1) Media and Popular Culture: Soap Operas, TV and Society, (2) Understanding Turkish Media: A Democratic Structure Is Possible? (3) Paradoxal Defeat of Authenticity: Essays on Communication, Culture and Politics, (4) Social Media and Communication Psychology: Personality, Polarization and Algorithm, (5) Handbook of Social Psychology (edited with Meryem SERDAR), (6) Media, Popular Culture and Psychology (an extended version of Media and Popular Culture), (7) Psycho-Pathology of Everyday Lives, (8) Intercultural Communication: A Psychological Perspective. 

Contact

Email
ekmel.gecer@marmara.edu.tr
Web Page
https://avesis.marmara.edu.tr/14982
Office Phone
+90 216 777 3214
Office
C325
Address
Marmara Üniversitesi İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Fakültesi Göztepe Kampüsü 34722 Kadıköy/İSTANBUL