Tugba Ozturk

Tugba Ozturk

Ms, Dr.

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I joined Sociology Department as post-doctoral researcher in February, 2017. My undergraduate degree, Labour Economics&Industrial Relations is followed by master degree on Classical Turkish Music. I completed my PhD on Musicology and Music Theory at Istanbul Technical University. In my PhD thesis, I analysed relations between musicians, audience and record companies in new media age in terms of socio- economic. Besides, I have worked as a musician, composer and radio programmer in professional music industry for over 10 years. I recently work on social network analysis and music world.

Research interests

Sociology of Music

Media, Culture and Technology

Social Networks and Social Capital

Semiology, Gender

Music and Art Policy


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality

Areas of expertise

  • HM Sociology


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