MA and PhD Theses Completed

Theses in Humanities and Social Sciences - 2016

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences

History

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Esra Ansel  Paolo Girardelli   Continuity and Change on the Bosphorus Shore: Arnavutköy Before and After the Greek Revulation of 1821  M.A
 Sinan As  Oya Pancaroğlu   Gender, Identity and Patronage: The Role of Woman in the Urban Transformation of Medieval Anatolia (1200-1350)  M.A
 Yeliz Çavuş  Arzu Öztürkmen   State Power as Performance: Royal Wedding Festivities and the Ottoman Spectacular State During the Period of Mahmud II.  M.A
 İkbal Zeynep Dursunoğlu  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu   The Changing Iconography of Nizami Manuscripts in the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Book Cultures  M.A
 İrem Gündüz Polat  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu   Küçük Ayasofya and the Foundation of Babüssaade Ağası Hüseyin Ağa  M.A
 August Siena Cohn Thomas  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu   “The Sand Silts Up Your Colour-Box”: The Art of Nineteenth-Century Women Travelers and the Imaging of the Ottoman Empire  M.A
 Ahmet Yaşar  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu   The Han in Eighteenth-and Early Nineteenth-Century İstanbul: A Spatial, Topographical and Social Analysis  Ph.D
 Mustafa Yıldız  Nevra Necipoğlu  The discourse of rebellion in Byzantium in the eleventh and twelfth centuries  M.A
 Merve Kaplan   Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu  Women’s participation in dervish lodges: Koca Mustafa Pasha, Merkez Efendi and the Şah Sultan complexes   M.A
 Mustafa İnce  Yavuz Selim Karakışla  The Ottoman government and the Egyptian question: judicial reform and politics (1800-1914)  Ph.D
 Yusuf Ünal  Derin Terzioğlu  More than mere polemic: The adventure of the Risālah-i Ḥusniyah in the Safavid, Ottoman and Indian lands  M.A 
 Remzi Hakan   Kırkoğlu   Derin Terzioğlu  İlm-i nücûm and its role in the Ottoman court during the eighteenth century  M.A

Linguistics

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Ömer Eren  Balkız Öztürk Başaran   Spatial Prefixes of Pazar Laz: A Nano-Syntactic Approach  M.A
 Serpil Karabüklü  Meltem Kelepir   Time and Aspect in Turkish Sign Language (TID): Manual and Nonmanual Realizations of ‘finish’  M.A


Philosophy

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Cansu Akarsu  Chryssi Sidiropoulou   Aristotle's notion of physis and its implications for his thics  M.A
 Nesibe Sena Arslan  İrem Kurtsal   The Problem of Infinity: A Pendulous Swing Between Empiricism and Metaphysisc  M.A
 Enver Deniz Aşkın  Karanfil Soyhun, Ali Karatay   The Representation of Empty Names in Modal Logic  M.A
 Ekrem Çetinkaya  Chryssi Sidiropoulou   Aristotle’s De Anime II.5 in the Literalism-Spiritualim Debate  M.A
 Pınar Güngör  Kenneth R. Westphal   An Analysis of Educational Theme in Hegel’s Philosophical Outlines of Justice  M.A
 Fatma Kaya  Lucas Torphe   The Role of Artistic Intentions in Interpretation of Artworks  M.A
 Oğuz Korkmaz  Berna Kılınç   Redefining Expectations in Belief Revision Theories  M.A
 Nihat Muğurtay  Kenneth R. Westphal   A Quest for Social Justice: Critique of Hayek’s Social Philosophy  M.A
 Eyyüphan Özdemir  Stephen Voss   Mary’s Epistemic Gain in the Knowledge Argument  M.A
 Berk Polat  Berna Kılınç, Ali Karatay   Logicism and Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems  M.A
 Elif Karakaya   Kenneth Westphal   Freedom and reconciliation in Hegel‟s philosophy of right   M.A

Psychology

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Figen Eroğlu Ada  Feyza Çorapçı   The Role of Home and Childcare Chaos in Children’s Development  M.A
 Pınar Aldan  Gaye Soley   The Role of Intergroup Biases in Children’s Acqusition of Information about Other’s Personality Characteristics  M.A
 Dilay Zeynep Karadöller Astarlıoğlu  Ayşecan Boduroğlu   The Effect of Timing and Stimulus Properties on Metacognitive Judgments  M.A
 Bilge Göz   Characteristics and Functions of Self-Defining Memory in Restrained Eaters  M.A
 Ayşe Ezgi Mamus  Ayşecan Boduroğlu   The Role of Context in Boundary Extension  M.A
 Merve Mutafoğlu  S. Adil Sarıbay   An Investigation of Autobiographical Memories through the Lens of an Honor Culture  M.A
 Şule Pala Sağlam  Feyza Çorapcı   School-Aged Children’s Experience and Expression of Shame and Guilt: Role of Age, Gender, Context, Parenting and Socioeconomic Status  M.A
 İrem Yıldırım  Ayşecan Boduroğlu   Outlier and Ensemble Representations of Visual Displays  M.A
 Aslı Kuşçu  Özlem Hesapçı  Antecedents and consequences of brand love: The interplay between the self, engagement and attachment consequences  Ph.D

Sociology

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Selim Gökçe Atıcı   Nükhet Sirman   Post-Fordist Affects, Times, Images: An Ethnography of Circulation in a Digital Advertising Agency in İstanbul  M.A
 Cansu Bakar  Ceren Özselçuk   The Spatial Imaginary and Politics of Democratic Autonomy: A Neighborhood Assembly Experience in Beyoğlu  M.A
 Hazal Ilgaz Dölek  Eva-Marie Dubuisson   Unmaking and Remaking Everyday Life in Diyarbakır: Free Schools as a Decolonizing Practice  M.A
 Zeynep Gül  Nazan Üstündağ   Shifting Geographies of Subversive Politics in Istanbul  M.A
 İrem Yıldırım  Tuna Kuyucu   The Dilemma of Amnesty Politics in the AKP Era: Balancing the Questions of Legitimacy and Instrumentality  M.A
 Deniz Zerin  Zafer Yenal   Governing Turkey’s Internet: A study of Cyber Security as a Strategy of Power  M.A
 Ferda Nur Demirci  Ceren Özselçuk  Financialization and morality : Indebtedness under a new regime of ''NEED'' in Turkey  M.A
 Ahenk Anbar   Ayfer Bartu Candan   Educational strategies of the conservative bourgeoisie: Cultural capital, family and schooling  M.A
 Deniz Pınar Konuk   Meltem Ahıska   ‘Developing’ the governance of childhood: The (In)compatibility of protection and punishment in juvenile courts  M.A
 Bermal Küçük   Zafer Yenal   Labor and value creation processes in the sector of natural food production in Turkey  M.A


Translation and Interpreting Studies

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Ceyda Elgül  Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar, Saliha Paker   Lives as Translation: Biographers of Translators in Search of a Total Borges Ph.D
 Ceyda Özmen  Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar, Saliha Paker   The Periodical as a Site of Translational Inquiry into Hollywood-driven Vernacular Modernism: The Turkish Film Magazine Yıldız (1938-1954)  Ph.D


Turkish Language and Literature

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Resul Altıntaş  Zeynep Sabuncu   Feyzi-i Kefevi’s Ravzatü’l İbad Textual Analysis and Transcribed Text  M.A
 Serap Arslan  Zeynep Sabuncu   A Transcription and Textual Analysis of Münazara-i Tuti vü Zağ Tercemesi  M.A
 Meryem Bursalı  Zeynep Sabuncu    Medhiye-I Ali Paşa ve Gencine-I Pür-Temaşa: Çeviri Yazılı Metin ve İnceleme  M.A
 Ahmet Duran Arslan  Zeynep Uysal   Murathan Mungan’ın Öykülerinde Hegemonik Erkeklik: İfşa ve Darbe  M.A
 Hümeyra Dinler  Halim Kara   II. Meşrutiyetten Türk Ulusal Hareketine Milli Edebiyatın Taşrası: Kastamonu Vilayeti Örneği  M.A
 Gökhan Güler  Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu   Millet Kütüphanesi’nde AEMNZ587 Kayıt numaralı Mecmu’a-I Eş’ar ve Gazeliyyat İsimli Şiir Mecmuasının İncelenmesi   M.A
 Duygu Cankılıç İlhan  Zeynep Uysal   Hilmi Ziya Ülken’in Düşünce Dünyasında Bir Tezli roman Olarak İnsan Müdicezri  M.A
 Bedia Küçükçalık  Tülay Gençtürk Dermicioğlu   A Textual Analysis of Hasan Kenzi’s Divan and  Vezin-Usul Relationship of His Musicalized Poems  M.A
 Yağmur Başak Selimoğlu  Zeynep Uysal   An Analysis of Mai ve Siyah as Serial Illustrated Novel in the Serveti Fünun Journal  M.A
 Münire Sevgi Şen  Zeynep Uysal   A Virus Could Become  a Virus’: The Body and The World in Buzul Çağının Virüsü  M.A
 Bilge Ulusman  Olcay Akyıldız   Bay Muannit Sahtegi’nin Notları’nda Türün İşlevleri: Eril Tahakküm ve Söylemin Aracı Olarak Günlük Türü  M.A

Western Languages and Literatures

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Maral Aktokmakyan Erdoğan (English Language and Literature)  Özlem Öğüt   If This is Life: Rethinking the Modern Subject through the Aporia of Biopolitics  Ph.D
 Ezgi İnce (English Literature)  Kim Fortuny    Triumphant Evocations: The Visualization and Textualization of Post-Bop Jazz in the 1950s   M.A
 Dilara Sarı  Aslı Tekinay   The long job: Pound, Dante and the epic ambition  M.A


The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Economics

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Fatih Serkant Adıgüzel  Deniz Selman   Electoral Rules and Strategic Voting in Turkey  M.A
 Pınar Ertör Akyazı  Begüm Özkaynak, Fikret Adaman   Cooperation and Policy Interventions: Field Experiments With Small-Scale Fishing Communities in Turkey  Ph.D
 Önsel Gürel Bayralı  Fikret Adaman   The Relatioship between State and Capital: The Reconstruction of Soccer Stadiums as an Urban Transformation Project  M.A
 Merve Bilsel  Mehmet Yiğit Gürdal   Applications of Network Segregation Measures  M.A 
 Özge Demirci  Ceyhun Elgin   International Trade and Informality  M.A
 Damla Erhan  Tolga Umut Kuzubaş   The Cost of Switching: Evidence from the Turkish Pension Fund System  M.A
 Mustafa Kaba  Murat Koyuncu   Informality and Inequality Dynamics in a Two-Sector Ramsey-Type Growth Model  M.A
 Hasan Kadir Tosun  Ceyhun Elgin   Two Essays on Macroeconomics  M.A
 Emine Kübra Usta  Murat G. Kırdar   The Effects of Compulsory Schooling Laws on Woman’s Status in the Family  M.A
 Alper Ünsal  Murat Koyuncu   Financing Public Expenditures through Progressive Taxation: Effect on Growth, Welfare and Inequality  M.A
 Yunus Topbaş   Ünal Zenginobuz  Horizontal coordination and transparency of information  M.A


Management

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Ahmet Aydemir  Burcu Rodopman   Susceptibility to Emotional Contagion in Health Organizations: Impact on Organizational Commitment and Intention to Stay  Ph.D
 Bilge Baykal  Özlem Hesapçı    The Impact of Social Capital on Consumers’ Engagement in EWOM and Their Puchase Intentions  Ph.D
 Merve Gizem Cevheroğlu  Neslihan Yılmaz   The Neglected Stock Effect in Borsa İstanbul  M.A
 Hale Çaloğlu  Hüseyin Sami Karaca   Learning Orientation and Market Information Processing: Effects on Marketing and Organizational Outcomes  Ph.D
 Irmak Erdoğan  Hayat Kabasakal   The Transgenerational Sustainability of Family Firms  Ph.D
 Yasin Galip Gençer  Ulaş Akküçük   Determinants of Quality and Productivity in Automobile Services: MADM Approaches and Empirical Analysis  Ph.D
 Necmettin Alican Mecit  Hüseyin Sami Karaca   Psychological Distance to the (Un) Familiar  M.A
 Efe Ünsal  Hüseyin Sami Karaca   Analysis of the Relationship between Football Clubs and Their Consumer from a Gender Perspective  M.A


Political Science and International Relations

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Meryem Altınöz  Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu   How Popular is Privatization? Public Attitudes Towards Privatization in Turkey  M.A
 Seza Eraydın  Mine Eder   The Regeneration of Poverty and Exclusion After the Van Earthquake   M.A
 Ezgi Murat  Murat Akan   Neighborhood Projects of Education: The Case of Halkevi Summer School in Okmeydanı  M.A
 Serkan Sönmezgil  Zühre Aksoy   Clear-Air-Turbulence: Incessant Regulation of Deregulation in International Civil Aviation  M.A
 Mesadet Maria Sözmen  Volkan Çıdam   Core Theoretical Debates in the Post-1980 Feminist Movemenet in Turkey: The Subject of Feminism and the (Im)possibilities of Feminist Politics  M.A
 Edgar Şar  Ayşen Candaş   The Relationship between Secularism and Democracy in Turkey: Desecularization of the State in the 2000s  M.A
 Ercan Akkaya  Selcan Kaynak   Rethinking independent cinema: Public funding, market oligopoly and the film industry in Turkey  M.A
 Murat Can   Gül Sosay   The unbearable lightness of cyber: Cyberspace and state sovereignty  M.A


The Faculty of Education

Computer Education and Educational Technology

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Burç Çeken (Educational Technology)  Yavuz Akpınar   The Effects of Tutorial Feedback Type on Pre-service Teachers’ Choice of Feedback Type in Their Development of Learning Objects  M.A
 Ekrem Kutbay (Educational Technology)  Yavuz Akpınar   An Investigation of Modality, Redundancy and Signalling Effects in Multimedia Learning with Abstract and Concrete Representation  M.A
 Duygu Umutlu (Educational Technology)  Yavuz Akpınar   Effects of Different Video Modalities on Writing Achievement in Flipped English Classes  M.A

Educational Sciences

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Ayşe Aylin Buran  Zeynep Kızıltepe   The Analysis of Critical Thinking of University Students Enrolled in a Faculty of Education  Ph.D
 Canan Aratemur Çimen  Fatma Gök   Differentiating Children Through Education: School Choices and Educational Practices of Middle-Class Families in Neoliberal Times  Ph.D
 Sevgül Erdoğan  Fatma Nevra Seggie    Workplace Learning Through Social Media: A Study of Human Resources Employees in Turkish Companies  M.A
 Sezen Bayhan Gür  Fatma Gök,  Özlem Ünlühisarcıklı   School Relocations in the Context of Urban Transformation and Education Policy Change in Turkey  Ph.D
 Rahşan Sönmez  Ayşe Caner   The Role of Informal Learning in the Development of Teacher Attitudes Towards Students  M.A
 Sevde Barış Şahbudak  Zeynep Hande Sart   Unraveling Rejection Sensitivity among University Students through Remembrances of Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Adverse Childhood Experiences  M.A
 Mualla Oya Şakiroğlu   Fatoş Erkman   The Relationship Between Psychological Adjustment, Best Friend Acceptance-Rejection and Peer Attachment During Late Adolescence  M.A
 Merve Şen  Bengü Börkan   The Acceptance of Disability Scale: Adaptation and Psychometric Analysis  M.A
 Nagehan Pakdamar Tüzgen  Zeynep Hande Sart   Psychological Needs During Pregnancy: A Qualitative Analysis of New Mothers’ Introspections  M.A
 Engin Yılmaz  Fatma Gök   The Phenomenon of Disability Perception in Blindness  Ph.D
 Reneta Sibel Yolak  Sibel Akmehmet Şekerler   Teenagers’ Perceptions of Teacher Attitudes and the Influence of Teacher Attitudes on Students’ Lives in State Schools  M.A
 Mine Şirin  Ayşe Caner   An analysis of widowhood and learning experiences of young widows  M.A

Foreign Language Education

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Zeynep Sena Abaylı  Yasemin Bayyurt, Leyla Mesude Martı   Decomposability and Transparency: A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Use of Phrasal Verbs in ELF  M.A
 Sinem Aydoğan  Senem Yıldız   Task Orientation and Vocabulary Knowledge Types: How do They Relate to Collocational Knowledge?  M.A
 Kıymet Merve Celen  Sumru Akcan   Program Evaluation of an English Language Teacher Education Practicum: Insights from Supervisiors, Student Teachers, and Graduates  M.A
 Hande Karakaplan Hanoğlu  Ayşe Gürel   The Effects of Priming in the Production of L2 Morphology  M.A
 Elifcan Öztekin  Naciye Gülcan Erçetin   Metacognitive Awareness of Listening Strategies in L2 English and L3 Italian  M.A
 Filiz Rızaoğlu  Ayşe Gürel   Second Language Processing of English Past Tense Morphology  Ph.D
 Selahattin Yılmaz  Yasemin Bayyurt, Leyla Mesude Martı   A Corpus-based Investigation of the Effect of Nativeness and Expertise on Reporting Practices in Academic Writing  M.A
 Zeynep Mine Derince  Yasemin Bayyurt  An odyssey of discovery: Critical literacy in an English preparatory class  Ph.D

Primary Education

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Gaye Defne Ceyhan  Ebru Zeynep Muğaloğlu   Pre-service Teachers’ Plausibility Perceptions of Global Climate Change: The Role of Cognitive, Behavioral and Personal Variables  M.A
 Beyza Olgun  Engin Ader   Preservice Mathematics Teachers Solving Word Problems: Visual-Spatial Abilities, Use of Representations, and Types of Mathematical Thinking  M.A
 Nehir Cabi Zengin  Mine Gölgüven  The relationship between teachers’ power perception, teachers’ perception of child, and child-teacher interaction  M.A

The School of Applied Disciplines

International Trade

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Gulmammad Bashirov  Mehtap Işık   Renewable Energy Consumption, Carbon Emissions and Oil Prices: a Panel Data Analysis for G7 and BRICT Countries   M.A
 Tülay Divarcı  Arzu Tektaş   An Efficiency Analysis of International Airline Alliances: An Empirical Study Using Data Envelopment Analysis  M.A
 Tatsiana Hlekava  Ülfet Zeynep Ata   Criteria for and Determinants of Transportation Selection Decisions in Exports: A Case Study of Five Industries in Turkey  M.A
 Murat Parlakgül  Nisan Selekler-Gökşen   Antecedents of Export Performance: The Case of The Turkish Textile and Apparel Industry  M.A
 Enis Konuk  Nisan Selekler Gökşen   The relationship between customer participation in the service innovation process and customer satisfaction  M.A

Management Information Systems

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Murat Umut İzer  Aslı Sencer   A Decision Support System for Integrated Optimization of Production, Transportation and Pricing Decisions in a Supply Chain  M.A
 Emre Rençberoğlu  Zuhal Tanrıkulu   A Privacy Paradox: The Power of Technological Surveillance and Its Effects on Information Technology Usage Behavior  M.A


Tourism Administration

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Begüm Aydın  Maria Dolores Alavrez   Sustainability in Cultural Tourism Destinations from the Perspective of Tourists  M.A


Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs

Asian Studies

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
 Hüseyin Oğuz Genç  Arzu Öztürkmen, Selçuk Esenbel   China’s Developmental State and Its Main Determinants of Growth During the Reform Era  M.A

Cognitive Science 

 Author  Advisor(s)  Title  M.A/Ph.D
Orhan Bilgin   Mine Nakipoğlu Frequency effects in the processing of morphologically complex Turkish words   M.A


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