Coordinator of Educational Support
Ahmet Ertuğrul Akyol graduated from the Political Science Bachelor of Arts program at Bilgi University. Afterwards, he received his Master of Sciences degree in International Development Studies from the University of Amsterdam. His thesis for that degree was on how the government’s irrigation project affected the local economy in Southeastern Turkey. He started working at CNN Turkey as an international news reporter as well as TV program content writer; and resumed his post there for a year.
Akyol later received another Master of Sciences degree in Sociology from the University at Albany, in Albany, New York. His main focus shifted from the economy to culture, negotiation and collective meaning.
Now as the Educational Support Coordinator of the CELT team, Akyol is running the Communication Center, managing the CELT newsletter, and leveraging solutions for the regular assessment of Flipped learning and teaching performances at MEF.