Rector of Maltepe University Dr. Şahin Karasar received his undergraduate degree at Anadolu University in the field of “Cinema and Television”, completed his Master’s degree in the field of Broadcast Management at Marquette University in America and completed his Ph.D. in Communication Sciences at Anadolu University.
He worked as a Research Assistant and faculty member at Anadolu University, Wisconsin Marquette University, and Gazi University. In addition to faculty member, he has also served as Department Head, Vice Dean, Dean, and Vice Rector respectively at Gazi University, Eastern Mediterranean University, International Manas University, and Istanbul Maltepe University.
Karasar has many articles and books published in Turkey and abroad, he has participated in various projects. In addition to his academic career, he has also worked as a documentary producer and director. There are 4 documentaries in 13 parts broadcasted on TRT. He has also worked in administrative positions at the Directorate of Television at the Eastern Mediterranean University and the Turkish Airlines Education Directorate. Karasar is a member of scientific organizations, such as Turkish Educational Research Association, Informatics Association of Turkey, IAA (International Advertising Association), TEGEP (Turkish Training and Development Association).