Nazan Haydari is Associate Professor of Media School at Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey. Her research and teaching areas consist of intercultural communication, feminist media studies, critical media pedagogy, and radio studies. She is particularly interested in the media practices of peace building and conflict resolution, collaborative research, critical media pedagogy, and the relationship between radio, gender and identity. She has participated in the development of various media projects with street-involved children, and disadvantaged youngsters in collaboration with İstanbul Bilgi University Children Studies Unit and Maltepe University Research and Implementation Center on Street Children (SOYAÇ). She serves at the editorial board of Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, advisory board of Center for Intercultural Dialogue and , and an active member of Women’s Radio in Europe Network (WREN). She has a PhD in Telecommunications and MA in Communications and Development from Ohio University. Currently she is working on an oral history with women radio broadcasters of 1970s in Turkey.