Academic Staff

English Preparatory Program

Beste SAĞLAM

Lecturer / Unit Supervisor


Beste Sağlam received her Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in English Language and Literature from Boğaziçi University, and she completed one semester of her undergraduate studies at Darmstadt Technical University in Germany. She received his pedagogical formation certificate at Istanbul University. She currently continues her thesis studies at Istanbul University American Culture and Literature MA programme. Before Ankara Medipol University, she worked at SAT, TOEFL, IELTS education foundations and different universities such as Istanbul Medipol University, Yıldız Technical University, and Istanbul Aydın University. She has been working as an English instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2020.

Yusuf UYAR

Lecturer / Testing and Evaluation Unit Supervisor


Yusuf Uyar completed his Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of American Culture and Literature at Ankara University and his master's degree in English Language Education at Çağ University, Institute of Social Sciences. He is currently continuing his doctoral dissertation studies in the Department of English Language Education at the Institute of Educational Sciences at Çağ University. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, he worked as lecturer, teacher and manager in various high schools, secondary schools and university. Yusuf Uyar has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

B. Yasemin BAŞAR

Lecturer


B. Yasemin Başar completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at Hacettepe University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked at Bilkent University, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs, and various language schools as an English instructor B.Yasemin Başar has been working as a instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Cansu AVCI

Lecturer


Cansu Avci earned her bachelor's degree in English Language Teaching and a minor degree in International Relations from Middle East Technical University. She attended Grand Valley State University in the United States for part of her undergraduate study. During her undergraduate studies, she took part in a variety of projects and courses, including the Tubitak Bideb 2237-A and Tubitak 2237-A Project. Cansu Avci has been working as an English Language Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October 2021.

Buket KARA

Lecturer


Buket Kara completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Middle East Technical University and in the department of International Relations at Anadolu University. She is currently an MA student in the department of English Language Education at Suleyman Demirel University Graduate School of Educational Sciences. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at Biruni University. Buket Kara has been working as an instructor of Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Deniz GÖKSU

Lecturer


Deniz Göksu completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at Hacettepe University and her Master’s (MA) degree in the department of English Literature at Middle East Technical University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English Instructor at Başkent University and Hacettepe University in Ankara. Deniz Göksu has been working as an English Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Ebru ŞEN

Lecturer


Ebru Şen completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at Atatürk University. She had her pedagogical formation certificate at Atatürk University. She is currently doing her Master's degree in English Language Teaching department at İstanbul Medeniyet University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English teacher and English lecturer at various institutions. She has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October 2021.

Eda GÜNEY

Lecturer


Eda Güney completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Middle East TechnicalUniversity.Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several institutions around Turkey. Eda Güney has been working as lecturer since October, 2020.

Eylül Çisem UÇAR

Lecturer


Eylül Çisem UÇAR completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University. She completed her master’s (MA) degrees in the department of Political Sciences Hacettepe University and in the department of Physical Education and Sports at METU. She is currently a PhD student at METU, in the department of Physical Education and Sports. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an international relations specialist in different sports federations and instructor of Olympic values education. Eylül Çisem UÇAR has been working as English instructor of Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2020.

Farah ELMI

Lecturer


Farah Elmi is from and educated in America. He completed two degrees in Mathematics and Statistics, specializing in quantitative research and mathematical analysis. Farah Elmi also has a master’s level Certificate in Education in the area of promoting learning and how to improve the comprehension and information retention of learners. Moreover, Farah Elmi has attained a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration; he, additionally, has a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Farah Elmi has over 20 years of experience in teaching the subjects of English, Mathematics, as well as other subjects. He taught in schools in America and Asia and also taught and worked in Universities in America and Eastern Africa. He is currently an English Language Instructor at the School of Foreign Languages at Ankara Medipol University.

Hatice SUMRUK ATEŞGÜL

Lecturer


Hatice Sumruk Ateşgül received her Bachelor’s (BA) degree from Hacettepe University, ELT department. She could not stay away from her college and completed a Master of Arts (MA) program in Teaching Turkish as s Foreign Language at Hacettepe University as well. Moreover, she has been doing her PhD in the same institute. Professionally, some of her research interests are classroom discourse, conversation analysis, material development and Computer/Mobile Assisted Language Learning. Since the beginnig of her career, she has been a participant of several Continuous Professional Development programs, for more than once, such as Lesson Study, Action Research and Reflective Teaching, as well as facilitating Team Teaching as a collaborative classroom practice. She has been working as an English instructor at university level since 2015, and as of 2020, she has been working at Ankara Medipol University.

Kevser Peker KİRTİZ

Lecturer


Kevser Peker Kırtız completed her undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching at Middle East Technical University. She continues her graduate studies at Gazi University, Department of English Language Education. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English Instructor at various universities. Kevser Peker Kırtız has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October, 2020.

Melek ERTAN

Lecturer


Melek Ertan completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of Foreign Language Education at Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Education and her Master’s (MS) degree in Cognitive Science department at Middle East Technical University, Informatics Institute is still in progress. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor and English Teacher in different institutions. Melek Ertan has been working as English Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Merve KARAMEHMETOĞLU

Lecturer


Merve Karamehmetoğlu completed her Bachelor’s degree at Bilkent University, English Language and Literature Department. She received her Pedagogical Formation Certificate at Başkent University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked at various universities as a level coordinator and English Instructor. Merve Karamehmetoğlu has been working as an English instructor at Ankara Medipol University, School of Foreign Languages since October 2021.

Meaghan Staff Deli

Lecturer


Meaghan Staff Deli is an honors graduate from the University of Manitoba, holds a Post-Graduate MA Degree in ELT and is continuing her MEd in curriculum design. She has been teaching and training teachers for the last 10 years. As a Teacher Trainer, TESOL Instructor and an Exam moderator, she has had the opportunity to work with and present to teachers from all over the world; this has afforded her the ability to see first hand, the issues that teachers have in their day-to-day practice and find practical ways around them. Before starting work at Ankara Medipol University, Meaghan worked with Cambridge University Press as a Teacher Trainer and conference speaker for many international publishers. Meaghan has been employed with Ankara Medipol University as English Instructor since October, 2020.

Müjgan UYAR

Lecturer


Müjgan Uyar completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at Selcuk University. She is currently having her master's degree in English Language Teaching department at Ufuk University, Institute of Social Sciences. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as lecturer, teacher and manager in various primary schools, secondary schools and university. Müjgan Uyar has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Osman KILIÇ

Lecturer


Osman Kılıç completed his Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Hacettepe University. He has been studying his master’s degree (MA) in Baskent University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, he worked in language courses then he worked as an English instructor in one of universities in Ankara. Osman Kılıç has been working as English language instructor Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2020.

Seda AĞIRBAŞ

Lecturer


Seda Ağırbaş completed her bachelor’s degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Middle East Technical University). Currently, she is pursuing her master’s degree at Gazi University in the department of English Language Teaching. She participated in personal development programs which includes the teaching of four basic English skills. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor in various at universities. Seda Ağırbaş has been working as an English Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2020.

Seda EROL LE MORELLEC

Lecturer


Seda Erol Le Morellec completed her Bachelor’s (BA) and Master’s (MA) degrees in the department of English Studies at the Sorbonne University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor and translator at several institutions in France and Turkey. Seda Erol Le Morellec has been working as an English Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Sema ÖZARSLAN

Öğretim Görevlisi


Sema Özarslan completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Anadolu University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several universities around Turkey. She holds a DELTA Module 2 Certificate from Cambridge University. Sema Özarslan has been working as an English instructor of Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Tubanur PİRDAL

Lecturer


Tubanur Pirdal completed his Bachelor’s degree (BA) in the department of English Language Teaching at Boğaziçi University. She has finished her master studies in the department of Linguistics. Her study is about “The Effect of Linear Distance and Word Order in the Bilingualism on the Processing of Genitive-Possessive Constructions in Native Language”. She started to work at Ankara Medipol University as an English Instructor in September, 2020. She had two years of experience with young learners and she worked at University of Turkish Aeronautical Association as an English Instructor.

Compulsory Foreign Language Coordinatorship

Tunahan DEMİRBAŞ

Coordinator


Tunahan Demirbaş completed his Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Boğaziçi University. He is currently working on his MA degree in the department of Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language at Hacettepe University Institute of Turkish Studies. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, he worked as an English instructor and manager at several universities around Turkey. Hasan Savaş has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Alper DUYSAK

Lecturer


Alper Duysak completed his Bachelor’s degree (BA) in the department of English Linguistics at Hacettepe University and his Master’s degree (MA) in the department of Management Information Systems at Gazi University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, he worked as an English teacher and Foreign Languages Coordinator at several private education institutions. Alper Duysak has been working as an Instructor of English at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October, 2020.

Berna COŞKUNER

Lecturer


Berna Coşkuner completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of American Culture and Literature at Bilkent University and her Master’s (MBA) degree at National University in the U.S.A. She got her Celta certificate in Adult learners teaching. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University , she worked as an English instructor at Ankara University Prep school. Berna Coşkuner has been working as an academician at Ankara Medipol University of Foreign Languages since October, 2020.

Cem Yağmur GENÇ

Lecturer


Cem Yağmur Genç completed his Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at Selçuk University. He is currently working on his MA degree in the department of Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Başkent University Institute of Education Studies. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, he worked as an English Instructıor at several universities. Cem Yağmur Genç has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2021.

Dilara YAMAÇ KARA

Lecturer


Dilara Yamaç Kara completed her Bachelor's (BA) Degree in the department of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University. Upon graduation, she earned her Master's (MA) Degree at Middle East Technical University (METU) and is currently working on her MA degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Ufuk University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several universities. Dilara Yamaç Kara has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2021.

Gamze EŞDUR AÇIKGÖZ

Lecturer


Gamze Eşdur completed her bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages Education at Middle East Technical University; she got her master's degree from METU Cognitive Sciences department. She is currently working on her doctoral studies at METU Cognitive Sciences department. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as a lecturer at a higher education institution. She has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2021.

Hacer ÇALIŞKAN

Lecturer


Hacer Çalışkan completed her bachelor's degree in English Language Teaching at Başkent University (full scholarship). She obtained her master's degree in English Language Teaching from Kocaeli University. Hacer Çalışkan has a CELTA certificate from Cambridge University, and has academic outputs in areas of professional development of English language teachers and assessment literacy of English teachers. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked in various educational institutions (university and K-12 educational institution). Hacer Çalışkan has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University/ School of Foreign Languages since September 2021.