Academic Experience

2010 – Present – Director, Center for Gender and Women’s Studies, Koç University

Fall 2005 – Visiting Scholar, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. Wassenaar, the Netherlands

Fall 2001 – Visiting Professor, Duke University, Durham, USA; Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, New York, USA

1998 – 2001 – Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Koç University, İstanbul

1995 – Present – Professor, Koç University, İstanbul (Courses taught: Social Psychology; Culture and Behavior; Life-Span Development; Controversial Topics in Psychology; Introductory Psychology; Psychology and Policy; Culture and Self)

Winter 1995 – Visiting Professor as Jawaharlal Nehru Chair in Human Development and Family Studies, M.S. University of Baroda, India

1993 – 1994 – Visiting Scholar, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. Wassenaar, the Netherlands

1982 – 1995 – Professor, Department of Psychology, Boğaziçi University (1982 – 1983 and 1989 – 1993: Department Head) (Courses taught: Social psychology; group dynamics; cross-cultural psychology; social influences on the individual; applied research in social psychology).

1983 – 1984 – Visiting Scholar, Harvard University Graduate School of Education and Radcliffe M.I. Bunting Institute

1972 – 1982 – Professor and Head, Dept. of Social Sciences (same courses as above). Boğaziçi University.

Spring 1979 – Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Middle East Studies Center, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.; Affiliate, Office of Population Research, Princeton University. (Course taught: Changing values and attitudes in Turkey and the Middle East).

1974 – 1979 – Associate Prof., Department of Social Sciences, Boğaziçi University.

Fall 1974 – Invited lecturer of psychology, İstanbul Technical University, Architecture Master’s Program.

1973 – 1974 – Assistant Prof., Department of Social Sciences, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey.

Summer 1973 – Visiting associate professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. (Courses taught: Social psychology; social structure, culture and Personality).

1969 – 1973 – Assistant Prof., Department of Social Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. (Courses taught: Social psychology, psychological models of social change, modern points of view in psychology, social perception, learning theory, and introductory psychology).

1967 – 1969 – Principal and Psychology Instructor, Çizakça Koleji, Bursa, Turkey

1961 – 1966 – Teaching and Research Assistant, Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A