Assist. Prof. Dr. Suna Senem ÖZDEMİR

Address: Öğretmenler Cad. no:10 Çankaya Üniversitesi Balgat Kampüsü, Mimarlık Fakültesi Şehir ve Bölge Planlama Bölümü, İşçi Blokları Mahallesi, Çankaya / ANKARA  

Phone:   +90 312 2844500 /387
Fax:       + 90 312 2868203

E-Mail:   sozdemir@cankaya.edu.tr

Education

Bachelor         City and Regional Planning, METU

Masters          Regional Planning, METU

Ph.D.               City and Regional Planning, METU

Research Interests: Regional planning, regional development and growth, regional methods and analysis, geography of knowledge and knowledge flows/ networks, agglomeration, industrial/business clusters

Courses Taught

CRP 301 – Planning Studio III

CRP 302 – Planning Studio IV

CRP 124 – Statistical Methods for Planners

CRP 329 – Fundamentals of Regional Planning and Development

CRP 415 – Economics of Regional Planning

CRP 364 – Strategic Planning and Participatory Techniques  

CRP 374 –  The Role of Innovation in Regional Planning and Policy  

CRP 379 –  Regional Analysis Methods in Planning

KENT 502–Research Methods  

Selected Publications / Conference Proceedings / Book Chapters

  • Kahraman Z.E. and Özdemir S. (2017) Kentsel Dönüşümü Gündeme Gelen bir Alan için Konut Memnuniyeti Araştırması: Türk-iş Blokları Örneği [A Housing Satisfaction Research in An Area that Urban Transformation Come into Question: The Case of Türk-iş Apartment Blocks], Megaron, Vol 12(4), pg. 619-634 doi: 10.5505/megaron.2017.04834  (in Turkish)
  • Yetiskul E., Kayasu S., Özdemir Yaşar S. (2016) Local Responses to Urban Redevelopment Projects: The Case of Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Habitat International, Vol. 51, 159-167.  
  • Lagendijk A., Kayasü S., Yaşar S. (2009) The Role of Regional Development Agencies in Turkey. From implementing EU directives to supporting regional business communities?, European Urban and Regional Studies, Vol.16. Issue 4, 383-396
  • Eraydın, A., Armatlı Köroğlu, B., Erkuş Öztürk, H. and Yaşar S. (2008) Governance Networks in City Regions:  Networking for Competitiveness and Adaptation to the Global Economy, Urban Studies, Vol.45, Issue 11, 2291-2321
  • Özdemir S., Özdemir-Sarı, B., Uzun, N. (Ed.) (2017), Kent Planlama: Kavramlar, Konular, Güncel Tarışmalar,[Urban Planning: Concepts and Contemporary Issues] İmge Publishing: Ankara (in Turkish)
  • Özdemir S. (2017) Bölge Planlama [Regional Planning], S. Özdemir, B. Özdemir-Sarı and N. Uzun (ed.) Kent Planlama:Kavramlar: Konular,Güncel Tarışmalar, [Urban Planning: Concepts and Contemporary Issues] pg. 453-484, İmge Publishing: Ankara. (in Turkish)
  • Özdemir S. (2017) Kümelenmelerde Bilgi, Öğrenme ve Bilgi Ağları: ODTÜ Teknokent Örneği [Knowledge, Learning and Knowledge Networks in Clusters: The Case Of Metu Technopole], 17th National Regional Science and Regional Planning Congress, 12-14 October 2017, Burdur, Turkey (in Turkish)
  • Özdemir S. (2016) Bölge Planlamada Farklı Disiplinlerin Rolü ve Planlama Alanına Yansımaları [Role and Effect of Different Disciplines in Regional Planning], 40th World Town Planning Day Colloquium, “Urbanization and Education”, 7-8-9 November 2016, Ankara, METU. (in Turkish)
  • Özdemir S. (2014) Türkiye’de Bölge Planlarının Hazırlanmasında Toplumsal Katılım: İzmir Örneği [Community Participation in Regional Planning in Turkey: The Case of Turkey], The 5th Urban and Regional Research Network Symposium: Urban Diversity: Discussions, Policies, Spatial Planning and Practice, 16-17 October 2014, Ankara. (in Turkish)
  • Özdemir S. and Kahraman Z.E. (2013) Dönüşüm Potansiyeline Sahip Planlı Gelişmiş Konut Alanlarında Memnuniyet ve Beklenti: Altınpark Türk-İş Blokları Örneği [Housing Satisfaction and Expectation in A Potential Transformation Area: The Case of Altınpark Türk-İş Blocks] , The 4th Urban and Regional Research Network Symposium Modes of Spatial Intervention and its Reflections after Neo-Liberalism, 28 – 30 November 2013, Mersin (in Turkish)
  • Özdemir Sarı, B and Özdemir S. (2013) Yönetim Sınırlarının Belirlenmesinde Kent Mekânını ve Yerel Toplumsal İlişkileri Anlamak: Ankara Çayyolu Örneği [Understanding the Urban Space and Local Social Relations While Defining the Administrative Boundaries: The Case of Ankara Çayyolu], 37th World Town Planning Day Colloquium,: “City Management and Planning”, 6-8 November 2013, İzmir (in Turkish)

Academic Honors / Awards


2004–Jean Monnet Scholarship, 2004-2005 Akademic Year, European Commisison.

2003- MATRA Scholarship, 25 June- 13 September 2003, The Netherlands Government

Administration

Cankaya University, Center of City, Region and Environment Research Vice Director (2016-present)

Cankaya University, Faculty of Architecture Faculty Board Member (2014-present)

Cankaya University, Center of City, Region and Environment Research Director (2013-2016)

Cankaya University, Center of City, Region and Environment Research Executive Board Member (2013-present)