About me

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bilkent University, Turkey.

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

Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award, 2016

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

Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher Fellowship, 2007-2008

Funding

Ongoing:
The Role of Idiosyncratic Experiences in Mental Representations of Relationship Partners, Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award Program (TÜBA-GEBIP), Principal Investigator, 01.05.2016-01.05.2019, Budget: 60,000.00 TL.

Adult Attachment Formation: Development of Vocal and Physiological Synchrony, The Science and Technology Institute of Turkey (TUBITAK) 3501 Career Development Program, Investigator, 01.03.2017-01.03.2020, Budget: 360,726.00 TL.

Completed:
Formation and Development of Attachment Mental Representations in Adulthood, The Science and Technology Institute of Turkey (TUBITAK) 3501 Career Development Program, Principal Investigator, 01.05.2015-01.04.2018, Budget: 262,087.00 TL.

Developing a Game Engine for Mobile Devices to Facilitate Social Interaction, The Science and Technology Institute of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1507 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Research and Development Program, Consultant, 01.05.2015-31.10.2016, Budget: 433,147.90 TL.