Fulbright Scholar teaching psychology students

UCF psychology students are in for a special, academic treat this semester.

A Fulbright Scholar from Turkey is teaching cross-cultural psychology courses at UCF’s Cocoa and Palm Bay campuses and giving guest lectures on Internet addiction this semester. Huseyin Dogan, chair of the psychology department at Meliksah University in Turkey, comes to Central Florida as part of a partnership between UCF and Brevard Community College.

He strengthens the international dimension of the general studies programming at BCC, where he is teaching psychology courses and facilitating seminars for other faculty members. He also will present special programs for the community.Dogan’s areas of specialty include career psychological counseling, business psychology, family counseling, special education, educational sciences, interpersonal relationships, and addiction psychology with a special emphasis on Internet addiction.

Professor Dogan is joined this semester by his wife, Sumeyye – a primary school teacher – and their nine-month-old daughter, Zeynep Sude. The Fulbright Scholarship will last through June 30.  Dogan’s salary and expenses are being paid by the Council of International Exchange Services and through the generosity of two sponsors – Enterprise Car Sales and The Haven Apartment Complex in Palm Bay. Read more about the courses here.

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