Cultural Studies and Visual Communication
Prof. Dr. Süheyla Schroeder studied Social Anthropology at Istanbul University. She then continued her studies in the field of contemporary culture and media studies, and obtained an M.Litt. degree in Media and Culture at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. She received her Ph.D. in British Cultural Studies from Warwick University, England, in the area of popular culture and feminism. Prof. Dr. Schroeder worked as British Cultural Studies Coordinator and Lecturer at the British Council Istanbul between 1992-1999. She then continued her academic career at Bahcesehir University until 2014. She has taught as a guest professor at Potsdam University and Freie Universität Berlin between 2008 and 2011. Prof. Dr. Schroeder is the founding President of Berlin International University of Applied Sciences (2014-2017) and currently continues her position at the Faculty of Architecture and Design. Her main research interests are cultural identities, visual culture and representation, popular culture, globalization and consumer culture, urban ethnography, urban change and social class, cultural consumption and craft brewing.
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