• Prof. Dr. Şahin Karasar

    Maltepe University President

    Having completed his M.A. degree in TV Broadcast Management at Marquette University, Wisconsin Milwaukee, Prof. Dr. Şahin Karasar earned his PhD degree at Anadolu University. After PhD studies, he worked at Gazi University, Eastern Mediterranean University and Krygzstan-Turkey Manas University consecutively as Instructor, Head of Department, Vice Dean and Vice President. Prof. Karasar run his administrative duties as the Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts and the Vice President at Maltepe University where he started working as the Vice Dean of Faculty of Communications in 2005. Having worked as the Chief of Training Department in Turkish Airlines and the Head of Turkish Airlines Academy in 2010, after 3-year break from academic life, he was assigned as the President of Maltepe University in 2013. 

  • Education

    • 1999 Anadolu University, Communications Sciences, PhD
    • 1995 Marquette University, TV Broadcast Management, M.A.
    • 1990 Anadolu University,  Communications Sciences, B.A.
  • Award

    • 2019 University Research Lab (ÜniAr), ÜniAr Award for his outstanding performance as Education Leader
    • 2007 Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Culture, Award for Contribution to Kyrgyzstan History
    • 1995 Marquette University, Honor Student
    • 1993 Anadolu University, Scholarship for M.A. Studies Abroad
    • 1990 Anadolu University, Faculty of Communications Sciences,  Class Rank: 2nd
  • Academic Title

    • 2007-          Maltepe University, Faculty of Communication, Professor
    • 2005-2007 Maltepe University, Faculty of Communication, Associate Professor
    • 2004-2005 Manas University, Faculty of Communication, Associate Professor
    • 2002-2004 Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Communication, Associate Professor
    • 2001-2002 Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Communication, Assistant Professor
    • 1999-2001 Gazi University, Faculty of Communication, Teaching Assistant
    • 1996-1999 Gazi University, Faculty of Communication, Research Assistant
    • 1995-1996 Anadolu University, Faculty of Communication, Research Assistant
    • 1993-1995 Marquette University, Wisconsin, Research Assistant
    • 1992-1993 Anadolu University, Faculty of Communication, Research Assistant 
       
  • Administrative Title

    • 2013-           Maltepe University, President
    • 2010-2013 Head of THY Training Division, Head of THY Academy
    • 2008-2010 Maltepe University, Vice President
    • 2007-2010 Maltepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Dean
    • 2005-2007 Maltepe University, Faculty of Communication, Vice Dean
    • 2004-2005 Krygyzstan - Turkey Manas University, Head of Department
    • 2003-2004 Eastern Mediterranean University, Vice President
    • 2002-2003 Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Communication, Vice Dean
    • 2001-2002 Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Communication, TV Principal
    • 1991-1992 3A Corp., Founding Director
  • Memberships

    Publishing Board Membership 

    2005-  Manas University, Social Sciences Review, Member of Editorial Board 

    Membership to Academic Institutions  

    Association of Educational Research 
    Informatics Association of Turkey 
    International Advertising Association  
    Platform for Education and Development Association of Turkey 

  • Training and Certificate

    • “Situational Leadership II,” Blanchard International, 2013.
    • “Diploma for Leadership and Management in Aviation,” IATA & Harvard ManageMentor, 2013.
    • “Fundamentals of Aviation,” IATA & Harvard MM, 2013.
    • “Stress Management,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Mentorship,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Project Management,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Strategic Thinking,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Performance Measurement,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Diversity Management,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Career Management,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Change Management,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Crisis Management,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Team Leadership,” IATA & Harvard, 2013.
    • “Education and Instruction Methodology,” IATA Training and Development Institute, 2012.
  • Taught Courses

    • Critical Management Approaches
    • Research Methods
    • TV Broadcast Planning
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Broadcast Management
    • Contemporary Communication Paradigms
    • Communication Research
  • Mentored Theses

    • 2017 “Transformation of Loyalty Programs into Profit Centers in the Context of Relational Marketing and A Model Proposal in Miles&Smiles Case,” Maltepe University, Onur Aydın (PhD)
    • 2017 “The Role of Customer Loyalty Programs as Marketing Tool in Aviation Alliances: Gulf Alliance Model Proposal,”  Maltepe University, M. Hasan Uncular (PhD)
    • 2016 “An Application Proposal for Media Literacy Education in Turkey,”  Maltepe University, Erdem Koç (PhD)
    • 2016 “Purchase Intention of Sports Sponsorship and The Role of Customer Ethnocentrism on its Impact on Brand Value: THY Case,”  Maltepe University, Ziya Taşkent (PhD)
    • 2014 “The Evolution of Aviation Customer Loyalty Programs: Miles & Smiles Case,” Maltepe University, Onur Aydın (MA)
    • 2014 “Education of Human Resource in Aviation and International Education Accreditation of THY Academy,” Maltepe University, Hasan Uncular (MA)
    • 2013 “Distance Learning in Manager Training Programs,” Ömer F. Öztürk (MA)
    • 2007 “Thematic TV Channel Preferences,” Maltepe University, Aylin Kırhan (MA)
    • 2007 “Human - Space in Suha Arın Documentaries,” Maltepe University, Gülçin Çakıcı (MA)
    • 2003 “Students Use of Internet: A Comparative Study Among EMU Students,” Eastern Mediterranean University, Engin Aluç (MA)
    • 2002 “Canbulat Radio as an Alternative Radio Station,” Eastern Mediterranean University, Özen Çatal (MA)