Associate Professor (on leave fall 2016)
Department/Affiliation: Communication, Film Studies
Office Address: 114 Wishart
- B.A., Marmara University 1998
- M.A., Ohio University 2001
- M.A., University of Northern Iowa 2003
- Ph.D., Southern Illinois University 2009
- COMM 111: Public Speaking
- COMM 130: Radio Workshop
- COMM 227: Intercultural Communication
- COMM 233: Mediated Gender, Race and Sexuality
- COMM 235: Media, Culture and Society
- COMM 311: Human Communication Theories
- COMM 332: Visual Communication and Culture
- COMM 350: Advanced Seminar in Communication Studies: Auto-ethnography and Identity
- First Year Seminar: British Media and Culture
Atay, Ahmet. Globalization’s Impact on Cultural Identity Formation: Queer Diasporic Males in Cyberspace. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. Print.
Atay, Ahmet, and Mary Ashlock, eds. The Discourse of Disability in Communication Education: Narrative-Based Research for Social Change. New York: Peter Lang. 2016. Print.
Atay, Ahmet. "Digital Diasporic Experiences in Digital Queer Spaces." Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media. Eds. May Friedman and Silvia Schuldermandl. Toronto, Canada. University of Toronto Press. 2016. 139-158. Print.
Atay, Ahmet. "Agatha Christie's Queer Characters." Hercule Poirot Trifft Miss Marple: Agatha Christie. Eds. Judith Kretzschmar, Sebastian Stoppe, Susanne Vollberg. Medien. 2016. 187-201. Print.
Atay, Ahmet. "Making Connection Possible through New Media Technologies: The Usage of Social Media as a Learning Tool for Students with Disabilities." The Discourse of Disability in Communication Education: Narrative-Based Research for Social Change. Eds. Ahmet Atay and Mary Ashlock. New York: Peter Lang. 2015. Print.
Atay, Ahmet. "Touch of Pink: Diasporic Queer Experiences within Islamic Communities. Islam and Homosexuality. Ed. Samar Habib. Santa Barbara: Praeger. 2010. 445-462. Print.
Atay, Ahmet. Facebooking the Student-Teacher Relationship: How Facebook Is Changing Student-Teacher Relationships. Rocky Mountain Communication Review 6 (1) 71-74. 2009.
Cultural identity and globalization; diaspora and postcolonial studies; representation of gender, race, ethnicity and sexuality in visual culture.
Awards and Professional Memberships
- Central States Communication Association
- National Communication Association
- Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association