General Information

Biography

Meryem Hayir Kanat graduated from a Bachelor of Geography at the University of Istanbul between 19841988. There she also pursued her Master's degree at the Institute of Social Sciences, between 1988 and 1991 with a focus on human and economic geography. Her master thesis focused on the subject: "The Effects of E5 highway to the surrounding settlements between the districts Sina-Silivri Istanbul". Then she completed her doctorate between 1995 and 2002 in the Department of Geography and Education at the University of Mannheim. Her dissertation topic was "Development of the industrial and residential areas on the shores of the Gulf of Izmit and their location problems". During her doctoral studies, she worked as a geography teacher at the Department of Education. After receiving her doctorate Meryem Hayir worked between 2004-2011 as an assistant professor (Yard.Doc) at the University of Sakarya in the Department Geography with a focus on human and economic geography. Here she took an active role in the establishment of the Department. In February 2011, Ms. Hayir concluded her doctorate and began with her work as a lecturer in the Institute of Social Sciences at the Yildiz Technical University in January 2012.  Currently she continues her research on the metropolisation and changes of metropolitan cities in developing countries. In addition she conducts research on the city of Istanbul, where she lives long-since.

Institutional Information

Unit
Faculty of Education
Department
Department of Social Sciences and Turkish Education
Program
Social Studies Education

Contact

Other Email
meryemhayir@gmail.com
Web Page
https://avesis.yildiz.edu.tr/mhayir
Office Phone
+90 212 383 4855
Fax Phone
+90 212 383 4808
Office
B-211
Address
Prof. Dr. Meryem HAYIR KANAT Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi, Sosyal Bilgiler Eğitimi, B-211 Davutpaşa Kampüsü 34210 Esenler - İstanbul-Türkiye