Prof. Dr. Feyza Tantekin-Erden

Ph.D: Florida State University, Early Childhood Education

Research Areas:

Early Childhood Curriculum, Social and Emotional Development, Gender Equity in Education, Play in Early Childhood

Office: 115, Phone: 3699, E-mail: tfeyza[at]metu.edu.tr

Website: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/tfeyza

Prof. Dr. Refika Olgan

Ph.D: Florida State University, Early Childhood Education

Research Areas:

Science Education, STEM Education, Environmental Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Early Childhood Education for Sustainability, Teacher Education, Children’s Literature, Assessment and Evaluation in the Early Years

Office: 114,  Phone: 3671,  E-mail: rolgan[at]metu.edu.tr

Website: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/rolgan

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasibe Özlen Demircan

Post-doc: Ruhr-Bochum University, Faculty of Psychology

Ph.D: Middle East Technical University, Early Childhood Education

Research Areas:

Parents and Parent Involvement in Education, STEM Education, Methods of Teaching in Early Childhood Education, Cognitive Development

Office: 108,  Phone: 4048,  E-mail: dozlen[at]metu.edu.tr

Website: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/dozlen

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serap Sevimli-Çelik (Vice Dean)

Ph.D: Pennsylvania State University, Curriculum & Instruction

Research Areas:

Teacher Education (in-service & pre-service), Movement Education, Embodied Learning, Active Designs (indoors & outdoors), Play Pedagogy, Cross-cultural Play, Creativity

Office: 104,  Phone: 4065,  E-mail: ssevimli[at]metu.edu.tr

Website: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/ssevimli - https://blog.metu.edu.tr/ssevimli/

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Karslı-Çalamak (Erasmus Coordinator)

Ph.D: University of Georgia, Early Childhood Education

Research Areas:

Underserved Children’s Mathematical Practices in and out-of-school Contexts, Social Justice Issues in Education in Refugee Hosting Contexts, Family, School and Community Relationships, Qualitative Research Methodologies

Office: 118,  Phone: 6415,  E-mail: ekarsli[at]metu.edu.tr

Website: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/ekarsli

Assist. Prof. Dr. Volkan Şahin

Ph.D: Indiana University, Curriculum & Instruction

Research Areas:

Media Effects and Role in Early Childhood Education, Technology Integration in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teacher Education

Office: 105,  Phone: 3658,  E-mail: vsahin[at]metu.edu.tr

Website: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/vsahin