MA Mikhail Pushkin
Namik Kemal University (Lecturer), Yeditepe University (PhD Candidate)
Mikhail Pushkin, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1982, is a scholar with international transdisciplinary academic background. He holds an International Baccalaureate Diploma (United World College of the Atlantic, Great Britain), as well as degrees in History and Theory of Art and Literature (International University Bremen, Germany, BA) Intercultural Humanities (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, MA) and Media Studies (Yeditepe University, Turkey, PhD Candidate). His areas of academic interest include virtual reality, digital media, Internet and society, contemporary subcultures, diegesis, mimesis and philosophy of video games. Presently holding a lecturer position at Namik Kemal University, Turkey at the Department of Foreign Languages. His publications include Review of “Virtuelle Helden in interaktiven Welten”, Zeitschrift für Medienpsychologie. 2007, Vol. 19. Issue 2 and the upcoming conference proceedings paper “How do online communication technologies shape contemporary generation of Digital Age?”, 13th International Cultural Studies Symposium, Ege University, Turkey, 2011.