About me

Professional Positions

Associate Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Turkey, 2019-present.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bilkent University, Turkey, 2013-2019.

Academic Degrees

Inter-University Council, Turkey
Associate Professor (Docent), 2016

Cornell University, U.S.A.
Ph.D. in Psychology (Social and Personality Psychology Concentration, Minor in Cognitive Science), 2013

Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey
B.S. in Business Administration, 2002

Honors & Awards

The Science and Technology Institute of Turkey (TUBITAK) Early Career Award, 2019

Turkish Science Academy Young Scientist Award (BAGEP), 2019

Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award (TÜBA-GEBIP), 2016

Dallenbach Fellowship for Outstanding Scholarship, Cornell University, Department of Psychology, 2013

Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher Fellowship, 2007-2008

Outside of Research

Scientific Consultant, Kaçık Prens Podcast, a podcast on human behavior