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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Sanem Sahin

Sanem Sahin is a Senior Lecturer in School of English and Journalism since 2012. Prior to joining the University of Lincoln, she worked in North Cyprus, teaching a variety of undergraduate courses in media and journalism. She also has a professional background, having worked as a print and broadcast journalist in North Cyprus and in the UK. 

Department Responsibilities

Subject Lead, MA in Journalism ( War and International Human Rights). Deputy Chair in College of Arts Ethics Committee School of English and Journalism Senior Tutor PGR Lead for Journalism

Subject Specialism

peace and conflict reporting, journalism ethics,  international human rights, marginalised groups, ethnic media, professionalism


  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD) in Communication and Media Studies — University of Westminster, 2008
  • MASTER OF ARTS in Journalism Studies — University of Westminster, 2000
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA) in Journalism — Ankara University, Turkey, 1992


  • Research Investment Fund — University of Lincoln,
  • Research Fellowship in Peace Studies — Consortium for Peace Studies, University of Calgary, Canada.,
  • Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program Grant — Fulbright Commission, Cyprus,
  • Travel Grant — European Journalism Centre,

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Research Interests

  • ethnic media

  • Human rights

  • journalism ethics

  • marginalised groups

  • peace and conflict reporting

  • Turkish Cypriot news media

Research Groups Memberships

Research Projects

  • Peace and Conflict Reporting in Cyprus — in

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations