Ugur Bakan

Uğur Bakan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Visual Communication
Design, Faculty of Art and Design at İzmir Kâtip Çelebi University, Turkey. Uğur
Bakan has more than 15 years of professional experience as a graphics, web and
print designer. He received his Ph.D. degree in Department of Journalism, Ege
University, Turkey. He has many works published in national and international
journals. He has published extensively on media and digital culture. Bakan’s
research focuses on the role of computer technologies in mediating communication
between friends in digital environments. Game studies, alternative journalism,
digital media systems, social media, graphics design, cultural studies, visual
communication, and are among the areas of his academic interest. Bakan teaches
courses in Interactive Media, Game Desing, Desktop Publishing, Web Design and
Programming, Introduction to Visual Communication, and Design Culture.