Dr. Ergin Bulut received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois in 2014. He started working as an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Visual Arts at Koç University. Bulut researches and teaches in the following topics: video game studies, media industries and political economy, and media and politics. His book – A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry – was published by Cornell University Press in March 2020.

About BAGEP award

The Science Academy encourages the youth to engage in good science and rewards the best examples as a priority.  In order to choose and reward the best young academics and to support them in conducting new studies, an award program (BAGEP – Science Academy’s Young Scientist Awards Program) was initiated in the year 2013.