Aslı Tosuner

Maltepe University, Turkey

Aslı Tosuner is an assistant professor of the Communication Faculty at Maltepe University, Turkey where she teaches new media and communication studies. She did her master research on collaborative consumption networks which was one of the first dissertations written on this subject in Turkey and won a scholarship from Bersay Communication Group, Istanbul.  She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences from the same university she is working at currently. For her PhD dissertation, she conducted research in Twitter to understand and reveal feminist accounts’ narrative strategies and Twitter’s storytelling capacity. She has also published an article on the ecological narration against neoliberalism and presented a paper focusing on the news stories of the financial crisis in Turkey. Her main research areas are new media, narrative studies and social movements but she is also interested in gender studies, affect theory and social memory studies.