MA and PhD Theses Completed

Theses in Humanities and Social Sciences - 2019

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences

History

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Melisa Korkmaz 

 Edhem Eldem 

 Martha Jane Dalzel Riggs: An American missionary wife in the nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire   

 M.A

Ayşe Başaran

 Derin Terzioğlu 

The Ottoman printing enterprise : legalization, agency and networks, 1831-1863

 Ph.D

Zeynep Küçükceran

 Yücel Terzibaşoğlu, Zühre Aksoy   Terzibaşoğlu 

 Agriculture and agricultural knowledge in Bursa and Mihaliç (Karacabey) in the nineteenth century

 Ph.D

Merve Savaş

 Nevra Necipoğlu 

People and politics in eleventh-century Constantinople, 1025–1081

 M.A

Özlem Kinaş

 Nevra Necipoğlu

The depiction of natural disasters in middle Byzantine histories (867-1204)

 M.A

Agustin Rafael Avila

 Nevra Necipoğlu

The exhortations of George Trapezuntios and Cardinal Bessarion against the Ottomans : Identities and representations 

 M.A

Bilal Adıgüzel

 Nevra Necipoğlu

 The Byzantine perception of India in late antique literary sources

 M.A

Demet Yıldız 

 Arzu Öztürkmen 

Belonging in a marginalized neighborhood : a historical ethnography of Istanbul’s Okmeydanı

 M.A

Sait Kutay Şen 

 Aslı Özyar 

 Text and image in dialogue : revisiting Iron age neo-Hittite stelae

 M.A

Ayşe Sena Gürlek                   

 Yücel Terzibaşoğlu                                                   

 Agrarian change in Bosnia under Habsburg rule : 1878 - 1914 

 M.A

Erkan Oruçoğlu                       

Arzu Öztürkmen                                                        

 Boys in court : questioning child abuse cases between 1860 and 1865                        

 M.A              

Muzaffer Suna Kafadar

Ahmet Ersoy 

Yedikule lettuce as urban legend : environmental imaginary of Istanbul in the early twentieth century  

 M.A

Naide Gedikli Goralı

Çiğdem Kafescioğlu

Spatial and socio-cultural changes in Eyüp between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries

 M.A

Mustafa İşçier

Ahmet A. Ersoy

Remember every time, not just once : historical geography and social memory in Turkey and Armenia

 M.A

Turhan Ozan Yıldız

Çiğdem Kafescioğlu

Ilyas Arabi's Risale-yi Istanbul : perceptions of architecture and legend through a sixteenth-century Ottoman text            

 M.A

Mustafa Akay

Edhem Eldem 

Shifting Narratives of Universal Histories in the Ottoman Empire: From the "Divine" to the "Scientific"

 M.A

Onur Atay 

Ahmet A. Ersoy 

The Visibility of Late Ottoman Rulers: The Ideological Transition of Urban Representation in Southern Arab Provinces 

 M.A

Işık Gürgen 

Oya Pancaroğlu 

Palace Architecture and Its Rhetoric in Seljuk Anatolia: The Conceptualization of Kubadabad

 M.A

 

 Linguistics

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/ Ph.D

Aysel Kapan          

 Aslı Göksel 

Derivational networks of nouns and adjectives in Turkish  

 M.A        

Reyhan Lütfiye Okumuş

 Balkız Öztürk Başaran 

Aspect and thematic suffixes in Şavşat Georgian

 M.A

Ali Yağız Şen

 Aslı Göksel 

Idiomaticity, formulaicity and semi-fixed constructions in Turkish

 M.A

Audrey Lynn Richardson

 Aslı Göksel, Pavel  Logacev   

Developing a talking dictionary for a morphologically complex language: The case of Laz

 M.A

Müge Gedik 

 Balkız Öztürk Başaran

Denominal verbs in Turkish

 M.A

Hande Sevgi

 Kadir  Gökgöz

Effects of age of acquisition on morphosyntactic structures in Turkish Sign Language : Evidence from classifiers

 M.A

Özlem Ergelen

 Kadir Gökgöz

The syntax of information structure in Turkish nominal phrases 

 M.A          

Burcu Saral

 Meltem Kelepir 

The universal quantifier 'All’ in Turkish sign language

 M.A

Noyan Dokudan

 Pavel Logacev

The role of heuristics in sentence processing in Turkish

 M.A

Melike Hendek                  

 Mine Nakipoğlu                          

How Turkish-speaking children tackle negation when it combines with modality and (non)factivity in complex sentences

 M.A            

Can Özbey 

 Didar Akar 

A corpus analysis of multiple negation in Turkish

M.A

Songül Gündoğdu Yücel         

Balkız Öztürk Başaran, Sumru Özsoy  

Argument-adjunct distinction in Kurmanji Kurdish                                                                                                                                             

Ph.D               

Uğurcan Vurgun          

Sumru Özsoy                        

The syntax of focus particles in Turkish                                                                                                        

 M.A          

 

Philosophy 

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Adil Alibaş 

 Nurbay Irmak

Identity, quantification and sortals   

 Ph.D

Gizem Tığlı 

 Stephen Voss

A philosophical inquiry into Nasreddin Hodja stories 

 M.A

Can Özer

 Chryssi Sidiropoulou

Therapeutic philosophy: Advantages and limitations

 M.A

Aran Arslan 

 Stephen Voss, İlhan İnan

A critique of Hintikka’s reconstruction of Kantian intuition in logical and mathematical reasoning 

 M.A

İrem Günhan Altıparmak   

 Chryssi Sidiropoulou, Halit İlhan  İnan

The role and significance of curiosity in philosophy for children

 M.A

Göksu Dayan

 Nurbay Irmak

On ordinary objects 

 M.A

Neva Çöğendez              

 Sun Demirli

Trope theory and resemblance

 M.A

Ahmed Halil Oğuzhan   Gül           

Chryssi Sidiropoulou, Nazif Muhtaroğlu                

Leibniz’s criticism of occasionalism and a response through a reconstruction of Al-Ghazālī’s and Malebranche’s arguments

 M.A               

Duygu Aktaş 

 Nurbay Irmak  

Digital artifacts as abstract objects : an ontological comparison to musical works

 M.A

Tuğba Baykal

 Yıldız Silier 

A debate on the constitution of subject in feminist theory and politics

 M.A

Sanghun Han

 Stephen Voss

Mental causation is not counterfactual: A defense of the exclusion argument against counterfactual solutions

 M.A

Enes Güran 

Lucas Torphe  

The Republicanism of Philip Pettit in Times of Crisis

 M.A

 

 

Psychology

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Bilge Gençoğlu 

 Feyza Çorapçı

The role of reappraisal and suppression in the relationship between maternal warmth and adolescents’ self-esteem

 M.A

Birge Birgin 

 Falih Köksal

The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy in reducing performance anxiety in elite Turkish athletes

 M.A

Muhammed Dorukhan Açıl

 Serra Müderrisoğlu, Güler Okman Fişek  

Transference in the school context : an examination of self and object representations 

 M.A

Ece Aybeniz Çetin

Güneş Ünal, Reşit Canbeyli

What if days were shorter? The behavioral effects of a 22-hour period in wistar rats 

 M.A

Metin Koçyiğit

 Serra Müderrisoğlu, Güler Okman Fişek

Relational cutoff and its role in protecting the self in social contexts

 M.A

Sinem Üner Yanılmaz 

 Adil Sarıbay, Bilge Ataca

Prejudice against Syrians in Turkey : the role of age, moral perception, group identification, and contact

 M.A

Nazike Mert 

 Ali İzzet Tekcan

Changes in psychological well-being after disclosing negative autobiographical memories

 M.A

Begüm Coşgun

 Ali İzzet Tekcan

 Self-regulation in at-risk children : exploring factors that affect cognitive functions in refugee children

 M.A

Gizem Ünlü                  

 Gaye Soley                                     

The role of shared knowledge in children's identification of norm violators' group affiliation                 

 M.A         

Can Baycan

 Serra Müderrisoğlu                          

A Turkish adaptation of the revised post-event processing questionnaire

 M.A

Alperen Karan

 Esra Mungan 

In search of tonal grounds for short term melody recognition

 M.A

Tuğba Ayan

 Serra Müderrisoğlu

Assessing children’s subjective well-being in a school context

 M.A

Özlem Küçüközdemir

 Feyza Çorapçı

Social and emotional learning in a preschool context: A teacher-led intervention program

 M.A

Nihan Keşir                         

 Feyza Çorapçı                                           

Socioeconomic-related differences in Turkish mothers’ autonomy granting to adolescents

 M.A            

Saliha Erman          

 Ali İzzet Tekcan

Autobiographical memories of first- and second-generation Balkan immigrants and place attachment to the homeland

 M.A

Nihan Sönmez 

 Feyza Çorapçı 

The relationship between environmental chaos and diurnal cortisol levels of preschoolers 

 M.A

Merve İpek Şentürk                   

 Feyza Çorapçı                                                     

Preventing preschoolers’ social skill deficits through a child training program

 M.A               

Sema Avşar Esen   

 Ayşecan Boduroğlu

 The influence of recollection-driven factors on the magnitude of feeling-of-knowing judgments : a non-criterial recollection perspective 

 M.A

Didar Karadağ 

 Gaye Soley 

Exploring selectivity in children’s knowledge transmission : the effects of group affiliation and knowledge type

 M.A

Selen Küçüktaş 

 Ali İzzet Tekcan 

The relationship between cognitive emotion regulation strategies and autobiographical memory functions

 M.A

Gamze Sofuoğlu 

 Ali İzzet Tekcan

The Effect of Disability Perception on the Temporal Distribution of Emotionally Charged Autobiographical Memories

 M.A

Müge Özvarol

 Ali İzzet Tekcan

Self-Defining Memories of Change and Continuity: The Effect of University Experience 

 M.A

Mustafa Fırat                  

 Adil Sarıbay , Bilge Ataca Macdonald 

Turks' Prejudice Against Kurds and Syrians: The Role of Contact, Identification and Threat                          

 M.A          

Gülşen Güldeste Ot         

Feyza Çorapçı                                       

The Relationshhip Between Parental Psychological Control and Preschoolers' Social-Emotional Competence

 M.A           

 

 

Sociology

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Nihan Deniz Aktan

Ayfer Bartu Candan

Sexuality politics on the football field

 M.A

Özlem İlyas

Ceren Özselçuk

Reframing freelancing for difference : towards a post-fantasmatic politics of work and class 

 M.A

Ahmet Uzun

Ceren Özselçuk

Spatialization of antagonism: Hegemonic struggles over Taksim square

 M.A

İnci Ünal

Ayfer Bartu Candan

Academies of possibilities: An analysis of intellectual field, social movements, and knowledge production in Turkey

 M.A

Didem Sağlam 

Saygun Gökarıksel 

Governing childhood: The juvenile justice system in Turkey

 M.A

Çağla Ay 

Ayfer Bartu Candan            

Living with “the Mad”: The politics of psychiatric caregiving in Turkey

 M.A

Esma Güney Aksoy 

Bülent Küçük

Working with the suffering of the other through ummah activism : performative humanitarianism in the Mahalle

 M.A

Zeynep Gizem Haspolat 

Ayfer Bartu Candan        

Human - non-human socialities in the city : an examination of Istanbul’s multispecies histories

 M.A

Mesut Açıkalın

Meltem Ahıska 

Circular entrapment : tracing the (in)formational contours of F-type high security prisons

 M.A

Ekinsu Devrim Danış        

Biray Kolluoğlu       

Forms of labor control, consent and resistance in Islamic enterprises : a study of a factory in Kayseri

 M.A

Sebastian Heuer               

Saygun Gökarıksel             

Emergent images : frames of  counterinsurgent warfare

 M.A  

Doğukan Dere

Tuna Kuyucu, Mine Eder 

Attempts at constructing counter-space : a comparative study of two Istanbul neighborhoods      

 M.A           

Hümeyra Dincer

Nükhet Sirman

Conveying the message of Islam : mosque sermons by women preachers

 M.A

Dilan Salık

Meltem Ahıska 

Voice as a space of memory and sonorous object in the dengbêj tradition

 M.A

Hatice Sıla Öztürk 

Bülent Küçük              

Muslim 'Feminist' Women in Modern-Day Turkey: The Changing Conceptualization of Body, Intimacy and Sexuality

 M.A

Alperen Gençosmanoğlu 

Nükhet Sirman 

The Affective Community of Trabzonspor: Emotions, Belonging and Affective Labour 

 M.A

Adnan Keği                      

Saygun Gökarıksel            

A New Episode of Displacement: The Protracted Exile of Syriand Kurds in Istanbul's Demirkapı Neighbourhood 

 M.A          

 

 

Translation and Interpreting Studies

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Sare Rabia Öztürk 

Şule Demirkol Ertürk, Mehmet Hakkı Suçin, Oğuz Baykara

From minority writer to Turkish exemplar: How Elif Shafak was consecrated for the Arab reader  

 Ph.D

Sema Üstün Külünk 

Özlem Berk Albachten

Recontextualizing Turkish Islamist discourse: Hilal (1958-1980) as a site of translational repertoire construction  

Ph.D

Müzeyyen Baturay

Jonathan Maurice Ross

Turkish-English subtitling strategies in Turkey : the case of the 2014 Istanbul film festival

 M.A

Yağmur Telaferli Kalaycıoğlu

 Ayşenaz Cengiz

Delayed for forty years : the journey of Anayurt Oteli from Turkish into English

 M.A

Cemal Batuhan Bekmen

Ena Hodjik

Wallace’s Ghosts and Capote’s Voices: An interdisciplinary approach to style-aware reading in literary translation

 M.A

Gökhan Fırat 

İsmail Kaplan 

Commercial translation and professional translation practitioners in the era of cognitive capitalism 

 M.A

Muazzez Uslu 

Özlem Berk Albachten

(In) direct (Re) translations of leftist non-fiction in Turkish (1921-2016): Actors and networks 

Ph.D

Turkish Language and Literature

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Abdullah Esen 

Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu

An Ottoman miscellany compiled in the eighteenth century (Textual analysis, transcription and comparative text)

 M.A

Hüsniye Koç 

Fatih Altuğ 

The construction of the self in Nigâr Hanım’s diaries: Writing the female subject in the late Ottoman period

 M.A

Yüce Aydoğan 

Erol Köroğlu 

The economy of sense in Oktay Rifat’s poetry

 Ph.D

Seher Özkök

Zeynep Uysal

Subject, nature and deterritorialization in Ahmet Haşim’s poetry

 Ph.D

Remzi Soytürk

Erol Köroğlu

Safahat as a “Serial Novel”

 M.A

Selver Sezen Kutup 

Olcay Akyıldız

Textual network in Sevim Burak: The nonhuman beings of Ford Mach I

 M.A

Cüneyt Yüce 

Olcay Akyıldız

A queer deviance in Turkish detective fiction: The Hop-Çiki-Yaya series by Mehmet Murat Somer

 M.A

İrem Vançin

Erol Köroğlu

The Relationship between historical documents and fiction in Attila İlhan's Aynanın İçindekiler series of novels

 M.A

Abdullah Doğan 

Veysel Öztürk 

A response to the demand for modern narrative: Sergüzeşt-i Kalyopi

 M.A

Hatice Kübra Armağan

Veysel Öztürk 

Evil in Yusuf Atılgan's fiction 

 M.A

İbrahim Topal 

Olcay Akyıldız 

Beyond unity, between duality : a queer perspective on Venüs as a hybrid construct 

 M.A

Engin Kaçar 

Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu

Kava id-i Teshirat by İbn-i İsa: An analysis and transcription 

 M.A

Dürdane Tekin

Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu

A Nineteenth-Century Chagatai Divan: A Transcription and Analysis of the Divan of Harezmî Kâmil

 M.A

Merve Aykurt Orakçı 

Olcay Akyıldız, Fatih Altuğ  

From historical figure to literary character : representation of religious woman figures in literary texts

 M.A

Ümran Atasoy 

Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu

Style in the divans of Âdile Sultan and Tevhîde Hanım

 M.A

Hayrettin Yıldırım 

 Fatma Büyükkarcı Yılmaz     

Wine and wine-related elements of Bâkî, Fuzûlî, Hayâlî and Yahyâ Bey’s divans

 M.A

Meryem Selva İnce      

Zeynep Uysal                         

Historicising the novel : Madonna in a Fur Coat as a literary event 

 M.A          

Fatma Kahraman 

Erol Köroğlu

Embedded narratives and the chronotope concept in Ahmet Metin ve Şirzat 

 M.A

Yasir İslam Kaplan 

Olcay Akyıldız

Messianic hopes in Oğuz Atay’s works : representations of Jesus in Tutunamayanlar and “Beyaz Mantolu Adam”

 M.A

Arif Can Topçuoğlu 

Erol Köroğlu

Seriality, influence and adaptation in Ahmet Mithat's novels Hasan Mellâh and Zeyl-i Hasan Mellâh  

 M.A

Zekiye Şeyma Erçin   

Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu

Ahmed Bin Hüseyin El-Giridî’s Risâletü'l-Kavsiye : a transcription and textual analysis                                  

 M.A         

 

 

Western Languages and Literatures

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Can Koparan

Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu

Future conceptions of language in contemporary science fiction novel

 Ph.D

Selvin Yaltır 

Matthew Gumpert

Samuel Beckett and communicational aesthetics: Between resonant worlds and material regimes 

 Ph.D

Ayşenur Feyza Şahingöz 

Kim Fortuny 

The cross-fertilization of the botanical and the literary

 M.A

Saliha İrenci 

Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu 

Narrating the war : Jacob’s Room, The Return of the Soldier, and A Farewell to Arms

 M.A

Büşra Erdurucan 

Ethan Guagliardo

The early modern imagination : the historical drama of Bond, Churchill, Brenton and McLean

 M.A

Bircan Sıkık

Matthew Gumpert, Aslı Tekinay

The lyric as the voice of pain: Individual suffering in contemporary Anglo-American poetry

 M.A

Tülay Pınar Taşdemir 

Matthew Gumpert

Man-animal-machine: Exploring the posthuman life in Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Lady Chatterley’s Lover

 M.A

Nilhan Kalkan Aydın 

Emine Fişek 

Staging the law : verbatim theatre and access to justice 

 M.A

Ayşe Beyza Artukarslan 

Özlem Görey 

An ecopoetic inquiry into Emily Dickinson's dwelling earthward

 M.A

Burcu Kılınç 

Aslı Tekinay 

Haunted : tracing the figure of the ghost in drama

 M.A

Gülsima Eryılmaz 

Kim Fortuny 

Mark Twain's dual vision of Hawaii : sublime wilderness in nineteenth-century America

 M.A

Turhan Ozan Yıldız 

Çiğdem Kafescioğlu

Ilyas Arabi's Risale-yi Istanbul : perceptions of architecture and legend through a sixteenth-century Ottoman text

 M.A

Cihan Özkan                                              

Aslı Tekinay                         

Modern Liminality of the Comic Sublime in Bernard Shaw's Drama                                                     

 M.A           

Cristiane Regina de Oliveira                 

Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu     

Traumatic Testimonies: Trauma, Temporal Hybridity and Language                                        

 M.A          

Gürsel Kahraman (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Emine Fişek

The representation of class-inflected masculinity in contemporary Turkish cinema 

 M.A

Erdem Akgül (Critical and Cultural Studies)  

Didar Akar                                              

The cosmopolitanization of culinary "Consumption" : Steakhouses as instances of the culture industry                                                              

 M.A                  

Yasin Sofuoğlu  (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Erol Köroğlu

Tragic thought in Oğuz Atay’s Tehlikeli Oyunlar: Identity, culture, and history

 M.A

Minji Lee (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Maria Pilar Milagros Garcia

Views from the Varzharan : negotiation of social identities through Armenian schools

 M.A

Sena Hatice Akalın Arslanalp (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Hande Tekdemir

Gendered experiences of modern cities in the novels of Turkish and Mexican women writers 

 M.A

Mehmet Tunay Altay (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Maria Pilar Milagros, Evren Savcı

Negotiating community engagements and alliances : Queer People of Color and Turkish migrants in Berlin 

 M.A

Cansu Varol (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu

Authorship in the culture industry: Azra Kohen’s series of novels Fi, Çi, and Pi

 M.A

Bengi Çakmak  (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Başak Demirhan, Belma Oğul

Kadıköy rock culture as an affectual environment in transition

 M.A

Yaprak Damla Yıldırım  (Critical and Cultural Studies)

Maria Pilar Milagros

Located Subjecthoods: Gender and Lived Body in An Atlas of the Difficult World and Afiş

 M.A

 

 The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Economics

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

İpek Tuğçe Çineli 

Kamil Kıvanç Karaman 

Historical determinants of state capacity 

 M.A

Hüseyin Akar

Gökhan Özertan

The welfare effects of changes in global food prices on income distribution in Turkey 

 M.A

Emine Taşçı 

Orhan Aygün 

Redesigning the high school placement mechanism in Turkey

 M.A

Ravshanbek Khodzhimatov

Tolga Umut Kuzubaş

A welfare comparison of life-cycle investment strategies for Turkey 

 M.A

Ezgi Sevinç Gültürk 

Güzin Gülsün Akın

The informal borrowing ratio in Turkey  

 M.A

Elif Çatmakaş

Gökhan Özertan

The impact of climate change on Turkish agriculture: An analysis of crop yields and acreage decision

 M.A

Gökhan Dilek

Fikret Adaman

A system dynamic macroeconomic model for an inquiry of income inequality and environmental impact

 M.A

Mehlika Özsoy 

Malik Çürük 

Firm size, volatility and labor market thickness

 M.A

Baurzhan Toktabekov

Tolga Umut Kuzubaş

Macro stress testing on the credit risk of the banking sector in Turkey 

 M.A

Ramazan Aslan 

Tolga Umut Kuzubaş 

The effects of index constituent changes to Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 and BIST 30 indices

 M.A

Yazğı Genç

Tolga Umut Kuzubaş, Gökçe Uysal Kolaşın

Dropping out of the labor force : women in Turkey

 M.A

Uğurcan Acar 

Tolga Umut Kuzubaş, Ozan Bakış

The dynamics of employment growth in Turkey and the creative destruction during the great recession

 M.A

Serdar Selçuk 

Tolga Umut Kuzubaş

Competition and the distance puzzle

 M.A

Gaye Sakarya Barlas 

Ceyhun Elgin

A study on the skill premium and informality

 M.A

İnan Kılıç 

Burak Saltoğlu 

Comparing systemic risk measures during a financial crash

 M.A

Ali Batuhan Barlas 

Burak Saltoğlu 

Statistical measures of systemic risk : an application for the Turkish banking system

 M.A

Emre İnan                       

Murat Güray Kırdar                               

The effect of the 2008 employment subsidy program in Turkey                                                

 M.A          

Management 

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Oğuz Gençay

Hayat Kabasakal 

Abusive supervision and leader–member exchange: An analysis of attitudinal, emotional and behavioral outcomes

 M.A

Bahadır Karakoç 

Vedat Akgiray 

Financial liquidity, financing constraints and financing patterns

 Ph.D

Murat Açar

Ayşegül Toker 

A perceived service quality model in the sharing economy: The case of airbnb

 Ph.D

Yusuf Öç

Ayşegül Toker 

The effects of context awareness on the adoption of sports technologies

 Ph.D

Eda Sena Şenceylan

Ayşegül Toker 

Motivations behind social media use by older adults 

 M.A

Begüm Çeliktutan 

Özlem Hesapçı Karaca

The link between the self and the fear of missing out in marketing

 M.A

Berkay Bulut

Hüseyin Sami Karaca

Using local linearization to identify the dynamics of features in second-hand automobile pricing 

 M.A

Ezgi Etuzsoy Durgun 

Burcu Rodopman

Psychological capital : links to support, job engagement and organizational commitment 

 M.A

Elif Tuğba Aydınlıyurt

Ayşegül Toker

Information systems continuance intention in gamified mobile applications : exploring behavioral inhibition and activation systems

 Ph.D

Feyzullah Alim Kalyoncu 

Hüseyin Sami Karaca

A feature engineering approach to predicting player performance in basketball

 M.A

Zeynep Ogan 

Hüseyin Sami Karaca

Consumer-level factors that moderate the success of private label brands: Hedonic versus utilitarian products

 M.A

Emre Örendil

Belgin Arısan, Eser Borak

A marketplace with unusual dynamics: An investigation of shopper behaviour in travel retail sector

 M.A

Zerrin Ekşioğlu

Hüseyin Sami Karaca

The perception of organic apparel and its effect on the purchase behavior of consumers

 M.A

Onur Alten 

Hayat Kabasakal

The effect of overqualification on employee work outcomes 

 M.A

Tutku Seçkin Çelik 

Özlem Öz

Sustainability in the Turkish business environment

 Ph.D

Gizem Aykanat          

 Gülden Asugman       

An Exploration of Impulse Buying for New Insights into Consumer Behavior                                                          

 M.A          

 

 Political Science and International Relations

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Charalampos Theodorelis-Rigas 

Hakan Yılmaz 

Identifty, informal institutions and collective action in Istanbul’s Rum community in the twenty-first century 

 Ph.D

Ayşe Karasaç

Murat Akan

The politics of the Olympics: The case of the Sochi 2014 winter games 

 Ph.D

Ömer Naim Küçük

Bann Seng Tan

The role of the military in democratization processes: The cases of Egypt and Tunisia

 Ph.D

Alican Çağrı Gökçek

Murat Akan

Beyond limits : the mobilization of a wildcat strike in Turkey

 M.A

Sinancan Silsüpür

Mert Arslanalp

The politics of judicial independence : explaining the trajectories of judicial councils in Italy and Turkey

 M.A

Onur Mamak

Murat Akan

Sheltered bodies: Investigating the representations of Syrian refugees in Turkish media

 M.A

Adil Usturalı

Volkan Çıdam

The legitimacy of secularism : a conceptual analysis

 Ph.D

Jubjana Vila

Gün Kut

In search of sustainable peace : conflict transformation in Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina 

 Ph.D

Sena Bilen Gürçay

Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

Women’s labour force participation : rethinking the role of civil society

 M.A

Ebrar Şahika Küçükaşçı

Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

The impact of policy-making on tourism development : the case of Uzungöl

 M.A

Omar Talal Samhan

Murat Akan

Entrepreneurial officers: Examining the commercial enterprises of the Algerian, Turkish, and Indonesian armed forces

 M.A

Kübra Özdemir

Mine Eder

Rethinking the production of space: The case of Istanbul's Beyoğlu

 M.A

Mert Köksal

Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

Media ownership structure and media freedom analyzed from a republican conceptualization of freedom

M.A

Özlem Tunçel Gürlek

Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

Rethinking state and civil society : two educational policies during the Justice and Development Party era

 M.A

Aşkınnur Eşigül

Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

Threat perception, contact and social distance : factors that affect public opinion on Syrians in Turkey

 M.A

Hüseyin Azbay

Yeşim Arat

Kurdish tribes and the question of assimilation in Turkey

 M.A

Yvo Fitzherbert                            

Murat Akan

The politics of civic identity in Turkey: 2011–2017 

 M.A           

Omar Talal    Samhan                 

Murat Akan

Entrepreneurial officers: Examining the commercial enterprises of the Algerian, Turkish, and Indonesian armed forces

M.A        

Elif Akpınar

Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu

A new wave of migration from Turkey: An exploration of driving forces

 M.A

İlknur Yiğit Yazğan

Mert Arslanalp

Urban integration of irregular Afghan migrants in İstanbul: The case of the Yeni Mahalle neighborhood

 M.A

Bahar Albayrak

Z. Umut Türem

Syrian refugees and the politics of migration in Europe : an ontological security perspective 

 M.A

 

 The Faculty of Education

Computer Education and Educational Technology

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Gülsüm Bayer 

Diler Öner 

The role of a virtual internship in developing preservice teachers' technological pedagogical content knowledge

 M.A

Havva Delal 

Diler Öner 

Developing middle school students’ computational thinking skills using unplugged computing activities

 M.A

Gamze Uçak 

Diler Öner 

The effects of using an experimental strategy training tool on reading comprehension, engagement, and metacognitive awareness

 M.A

Bedi Cananoğlu 

Yavuz Akpınar 

Redundant on-screen text, learner control and self-regulation : effects on learning past tense in English

 M.A

Yağmur Uysal 

Hamdi Erkunt 

The effects of block-based visual programming on mathematical problem solving and computational thinking

 M.A

Kader Baş 

Diler Öner 

Examining the role of the learning activity types approach in teachers’ technology integration

 M.A

Melike İşcan 

Hamdi Erkunt 

Facilitating the online inquiry process for limited English users through an online search-and-find tool

 M.A 

 

Educational Sciences

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Büşra Aksöz 

Zeynep Kızıltepe, Ebru Kaya 

The effects of pre- and in-service training on teachers’ understanding of the nature of science

 M.A

Ali Varol 

Deniz Albayrak Kaymak

Early parental loss : young adults' attachment patterns, mourning, and dysfunctional romantic relationship beliefs 

 M.A

Süheyla Özen 

Zeynep Hande Sart

Intergenerational transmission of perceived maternal acceptance and psychological adjustment in children

 M.A

Osman Yılmaz

Zeynep Hande Sart

Disability microaggressions toward students in inclusive settings : The perspective of school counselors

 M.A

Şeyda Çetintaş 

Nihal Yeniad, Rosanneke A. G. Emmen

Beliefs about children's upbringing: The views of Turkish mothers and preschool teachers

 M.A

Işık Yılmaz 

Havva Ayşe Caner

Factors that contribute to adult learners' persistence in basic literacy programs

 M.A

Zeynep Özdoğan 

Havva Ayşe Caner, Fatma Gök

Open Education High School in Turkey: An Opportunity or a Track in Purgatory 

 Ph.D 

Kezban Altuntaş Özben 

Fatma Nevra Seggie

Workplace Learning in a School of Languages: Instructors' Values and Professional Learning Practices 

 M.A

Uğur Zat 

Zeynep Kızıltepe 

Educating the Parents of Gifted Children: A Needs Analysis 

 Ph.D

Gizem Öztemür

Nihal Yeniad

Relationships between executive functioning, private speech, and emotion regulation in preschoolers  

 M.A          

Merve Kurç

Sibel Akmehmet Şekerler

An exploration of maternal transition from the perspective of employed pregnant women

 M.A

Fatih Yılmaz

Sibel Akmehmet Şekerler

Cybercounseling from the perspective of cybercounselors : opportunities and challenges 

 M.A

Fuat Can Çalışkan 

Sibel Akmehmet Şekerler

The role of anxiety, depression, and mindfulness in predicting college adjustment

 M.A

Hacer Ocak 

Sibel Akmehmet Şekerler

WhatsApp school groups : A study of parental experiences with instant group messaging

 M.A

Betül Gülcan Çakmak

Bengü Börkan, Nihal Yeniad            

Perceived social support and the psychological well-being of adolescent Syrian refugees

 M.A

Akın Cihan 

Deniz Albayrak-Kaymak

Expanding a counseling intake form and examining psychosocial problems of university students  

 M.A

 

 Foreign Language Education

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Hanife Emel Yüksel Aytar 

Ayşe Gürel 

The organization of the mental lexicon in late second language learners

 M.A

Gülşah Sobucalı 

Şebnem Yalçın 

The comparative effects of meaning-focused and form-focused instruction on L2 collocation learning

 Ph.D

Serhat Başar 

Sumru Akcan 

EFL teachers’ beliefs and their practices in grammar teaching and corrective feedback: A case study

 Ph.D

Fazilet Sönmez 

Şebnem Yalçın 

First-language use in learning the Ser/Estar distinction in Spanish as a third language

 M.A

Eda Üzüm

Sumru Akcan 

The effects of a practicum on pre-service english teachers’ L2 grammar teaching

 M.A

Hilal Serin Demirler

Nazik Dinçtopal DenizNazik Dinçtopal Deniz

The processing of English number agreement by Turkish speakers of English : an eye-tracking study

 M.A

Yeliz Korkmaz 

Belma Haznedar 

Spelling development in Turkish : phonological encoding and rapid naming skills in first and second graders

 M.A

Hasret Saygı

Yasemin Bayyurt, Işıl Erduyan

Everyday interactions between local and refugee women in a Turkish town : identity construction and negotiation 

 Ph.D

Saime Kara Duman

Şebnem Yalçın

Strategy training and individual differences in L2 listening comprehension : evidence from an EFL classroom-based study

 M.A

Yusuf Cengiz 

Yasemin Bayyurt

An evaluation of a university-based intensive English program: Insights of students and teachers

 M.A

Sena Sebit

Sibel Tatar, Sinem Yıldız 

Individual and collaborative computerized concept mapping as a pre-writing strategy: Effects on EFL students’ writing

 M.A

Mahsume Öz 

Belma Haznedar, Nalan Babür

Predictors of emerging reading skills in Turkish: Evidence from Kurdish-Turkish bilingual early readers

 M.A

Tuba Kıvanç Contuk

Belma Haznedar

The effects of writing activities on L2 vocabulary learning

 M.A

Sevgi Yaman 

Sibel Tatar 

Native-English-speaking teachers' self-perceptions and experiences in an EFL context : perspectives from Turkey

 M.A

İrem Orhan Konuk

Gülcan Erçetin

The effect of first-language versus second-language glosses on incidental vocabulary learning and retention

 M.A

Sibel Ünal

Leyla Martı

An analysis of requestive emails in Turkish to an academic advisor 

 M.A

 Tuğba Çelik Keskin  

 Yasemin Bayyurt                               

ELF-awareness in teacher training : perspectives of pre-service language teachers in an EFL context

 M.A          

 


Primary Education

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Samet Sarıgül 

Emine Erktin 

The role of parental Math anxiety in students’ Math anxiety and performance

 Ph.D

Duygu Tosun 

Fatma Nalan Babur, Serkan Arıkan  

Development of a scale on primary school teachers’ knowledge and perception of dyslexia

 M.A

Şeyda Karan 

Ersoy Erdemir 

The subjective well-being of children in public primary schools 

 M.A

Eda Özdil 

Zeynep Berna Erdiller Yatmaz 

Child participation in the family : a phenomenological study of fifth-grade girls’ awareness and experiences

 M.A

Tuğba Aladağ 

Ersoy Erdemir 

Children's perspectives on the ideal preschool classroom community : an ethnographic case study

 M.A

Ragibe Yeşil

Zeynep Berna Erdiller Yatmaz

Exploring children's play culture in an early childhood classroom : an ethnographic study

 M.A

Hayriye Sinem Boyacı 

Engin Ader

The proportional reasoning ability of preservice mathematics teachers : a mixed method study

 M.A

Cansu Demirbağ 

Ebru Muğaloğlu, Serkan Arıkan

Turkish Adaptation of the STEM Competency Beliefs Instrument 

 M.A

 

The School of Applied Disciplines

International Trade

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Cihat Köksal 

Mehtap Işık

The Role of ecologicals in ecological footprint quality : empirical evidence from Turkey  

 M.A

Aziz Fırat Açar

Oğuzhan Aygören, Sema Sakarya

An examination of sales performance indicators for international live music events in Turkey 

 M.A

Cansın Arsen Kadakal

Oğuzhan Aygören

A novel measurement of internationalization speed and its implementation on early internationalization of new ventures

 M.A

Ahmet Kaya

Ülfet Zeynep Ata

Participation in the sharing economy : the role of national culture

 M.A

İrem Birol

Mehtap Işık

The effect of international trade on greenhouse gas emissions : panel data analysis

 M.A

Kınay Barkın Benli

Osman Sabri Kıratlı

The impact of economic performance on voting behavior in Turkey

 M.A

Mahdi Ghorbani Hokmabad

Gözde Ünal

Cointegration and causality relationship between Borsa Istanbul’s BIST100 and exchange rates

 M.A

Daniel Georg Schulz

Oğuzhan Aygören

Exploring the antecedents of entrepreneurial intentions an examination of global entrepreneurship monitor data

 M.A

Hanna Adela Tobola

Oğuzhan Aygören

Effects of visual design on consumer perceptions of e-commerce websites for search and experience products

 M.A

Bengi Meriç Benderlioğlu

Ülfet Zeynep Ata

Consumer acceptance of wearable technology devices : A cross-cultural study in Turkey and Germany

 M.A

Sevinj Aliyeva

Ülfet Zeynep Ata

Factors in companies' decisions on outsourcing : an empirical study in Turkey

 M.A

Kübra Yurtgezen

Mehtap Işık

The effect of after-sales services on customer retention : the case of the Turkish smartphone market

 M.A

Oğuz can Şahin

Gözde Erhan Ünal

Stock market responses to sovereign rating announcements: An event study on different country groups 

 M.A

Ayşe Hande Keskin

Nisan Selekler-Gökşen

Firm-level antecedents of export performance

 M.A

Hüseyin Aksu

Mehtap Işık

An ex ante evaluation of free trade agreements: The case of Turkey and Brazil 

 M.A

Kerime Aycan Ertuğrul

Mehtap Işık

The relationship between financial development and international trade in Turkey

 M.A

Muhammed Kahraman 

Arzu Tektaş                            

The Access to Finance by SME's in Turkey and the EU: A Comparative Study                                        

 M.A          

 

 Management Information Systems

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Sarp M. Kohen 

Ceylan Onay, Aslıhan Nasır

Investigating resistance factors that affect mobile banking usage

 M.A

Sibel Bezirgan Alan

Meltem Özturan

The effect of organizational citizenship behavior and teamwork on the success of information systems projects

 M.A

Aycan Ayyılmaz 

Zuhan Tanrıkulu

An adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for a location based social network

 M.A

Gönül Zeynep Savacı

Birgül Kutlu Bayraktar

The impacts of behavioral factors on social media addiction

 M.A

Hatice Ergüder

Meltem Özturan

Agile versus traditional approaches to information technology project management : a comparison of critical success factors

 M.A

Samet Sayın 

Ahmet Onur Durahim, Aslıhan Nasır

Identifying areas of specific interest of twitter users who tweet about cryptocurrencies

 M.A

Övül Elest Gün

Sona Mardikyan

Digital transformation: The influence of critical success factors on the modern working environment

 M.A

Ali Sertaç Yılmaz

Aslıhan Nasır, Nuri Başoğlu

Determinants of green product usage in two industries: Personal care and information technology 

 M.A

Nevzat Çakmak

Özgür Döğerlioğlu

Customer perspectives on e-commerce in different sectors

 M.A

Serkan Özdemir

Bilgin Metin

Enabling domestic digital transformation: A methodology for determining the country of origin of IT products

 M.A

Murat Turan

Aslı Sencer

A decision support system for reducing empty run costs in a logistic service provider company

 M.A

Seçkin Karabağ

Hande Türker

Perceived value in the online shopping environment: The case of supermarket shopping

 M.A

Serhat Serhatlı 

Ceylan Onay Şahin

Consumer adoption of Bitcoin in e-commerce

 M.A

Sedat Payal 

Ahmet Onur Durahim

A social network analytics based recommendation system 

 M.A

Mustafa Can Akbaş

Aslıhan Nasır

The relationship between snapchat users‟ motivation, attitude and personality and the application‟s content and features

 M.A

Yeşim Yılmaz

Aslı Sencer

Business process reengineering using process mining

 M.A

Nuri Tuğkan İnce   

Ahmet Onur Durahim                 

Predicting the Bitcoin trend using technical indicators for deep learning algorithmic  features                           

 M.A          

Ala Rabea    

Bilgin Metin

Privacy concerns on mobile applications Vis-À-Vis the number of permissions requested by android apps   

 M.A

Deniz Kut

Hande Türker

Consumers evaluations of brand extensions for digital brands

 M.A

Didem Özkan

Ceylan Onay Şahin

Multi-dimensional trust formation in neobanks and its implications for users' perceived risk 

 M.A

Sevgi Çavuşyan

Ceylan Onay Şahin

Digital transformation : a mutual understanding and strategic alignment perspective

 M.A

Merve Bilici

Hande Türker

Online consumer dissatisfaction, perceived solution effectiveness and the service recovery paradox

 M.A

Halil Göker Ulaş

Birgül Kutlu Bayraktar

The accessibility of airline websites to the handicapped 

 M.A

Ahmet Yanar

Birgül Kutlu Bayraktar 

Business Process Reengineering: The Case of a Chemical Company in Turkey 

 M.A

Büşra Atlanel 

Ahmet Onur Durahim 

A Hybrid Article Recommendation System Based on Deep Learning and Co-Publication Network Analytics

 M.A

Cihan Alpay 

Ceylan Onay Şahin

The Moderating Effect of Financial Literacy on the Adoption of Fintech 

 M.A

İlke Uygun     

 Ahmet Onur Durahim                        

Playing the Turkish game Okey with deep reinforcement learning                                                                   

 M.A

Onur Burak Özkan     

Ceylan Onay Şahin                           

The adoption of near-field communication technology for mobile payments : an empirical investigation of major determinants

 M.A             

 

 Tourism Administration

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Selanay Ata

Bengi Ertuna

The effects of tourism on the subjective well-being of the residents of Cappadocia  

 M.A

Marveh Farhoodi

Bengi Ertuna

Turkey’s tourism social entrepreneurship ecosystem: An assessment of the potential for hybrid value creation 

 M.A

Burcu Görek

Kıvanç İnelmen, Perran Akan

Sustainable tourism from the perspective of local residents : the case of Büyükada 

 M.A

Hilal Akdemir

Duygu Salman Öztürk

Social tourism as a tool for creating an inclusive society : examining Turkey’s alternative camp 

 M.A

 

Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs

Asian Studies

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Türkan Arslan

Arzu Öztürkmen, Kadir Temiz

Emerging energy trends in East Asia : the relationship between production levels and world oil prices 

 M.A

Alp Anıl Ateş

M. Asım Karaömerlioğlu

The making of luxury markets: A comparison of Chinese and Turkish patterns

 M.A

Zeynepcan Akar

M. Asım Karaömerlioğlu, Altay Atlı

Turkey, China and the silk road of energy : The Trans-Anatolian natural gas pipeline

 M.A

Reyhan Silingar

Oğuz Baykara

The role of the emperor in postwar Japan : an analysis of emperor Showa’s addresses at parliament openings

 M.A

Aslı İdil Kaynar

Oğuz Baykara, Lale Babaoğlu

Representations of the modern girl in Japanese interwar literature

 M.A

Gözde Can

Arzu Öztürkmen, Uluğ Kuzuoğlu

Nasreddin Efendi (Afanti) in the Chinese media: A state instrument for coping with the Uyghur issue 

 M.A

Can Öçalan 

Lale Babaoğlu, Selçuk Esenbel

Japan’s constitutional revision debate in the light of domestic and regional developments 

 M.A

Çağdaş Utku Çakmak

Arzu Öztürkmen, Selçuk Esenbel

Policy convergence between the Russian Federation and the people's republic of China

 M.A

Ebru Duman

Oğuz Baykara

The impact of Kawaii culture on gender and Japan’s national image

 M.A

Güneş Sargüney

Arzu Öztürkmen, Erdal Küçükyalçın

Robotics and ageing well in Japan : the challenges and prospects for a super-aged society

 M.A

Melisa Gündüz

Arzu Öztürkmen, Erdal Küçükyalçın

The changing role of Japanese NGOs : a case study of a Japanese NGO in Turkey

 M.A

 

Cognitive Science

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Ece Kaya 

Esra Mungan, Pavel Logacev

In search of language-based factors influencing rhythmic grouping 

 M.A

Naciye Tuğçe Akkoç

İnce Ayhan, Emre Uğur

Interaction between cyberbodies and cyberspace : the effect of avatar abilities on affordance perception in virtual reality

 M.A

Ali Taylan Bilik

İnci Ayhan, Tuna Çakar

Neural and cognitive underpinnings of trustworthiness in the prefrontal cortex via optical brain imaging

 M.A

Ayşe Melisa Kurtcan

Lucas Thorpe, İnci Ayhan

Temporal experience : perception and action dynamics

 M.A

Fatih Sivridağ

Gülcan Erçetin, Nazik Dinçtopal Deniz

Effects of working memory and language proficiency on second language predictive inference generation : an eye-movement study

 M.A

Mehmet Abdulkerim Tetik

Stephen Voss, Adil Sarıbay

Inconsistency and multiplicity in the self

 M.A

 

Social Policy

 Author

 Advisor(s)

 Title

 M.A/Ph.D

Sercan Zülfikar

Volkan Yılmaz

Turkey‘s tobacco control policies in comparative perspective: An analysis of anti-tobacco NGO stances

 M.A

Simla Serim

Serra Müderrisoğlu

Educational well-being of Syrian refugee children in public schools : a qualitative study in Istanbul

 M.A

Müge Gülmez

Volkan Yılmaz

Attitudes of young Turkish workers towards private pension plans

 M.A

Didem Gürbüz

Volkan Yılmaz

Reclassifying the Turkish welfare regime in the light of child well-being indicators

 M.A

Şule Nur Sarper

Volkan Yılmaz

The role of domestic politics in the 2006 corporate tax reform in Turkey

 M.A

Çağla Gün 

Volkan Yılmaz

Public-private partnership in Turkish healthcare provision : the city hospital model

 M.A

Şeyma Nazlı Gürbüz 

Volkan Yılmaz

Refugee women's employment in Turkey's humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis : a qualitative documentary analysis

 M.A

Anıl Gencelli

Volkan Yılmaz

An analysis of rehabilitation policies in Turkey from the perspective of disability rights activists

 M.A

Merve Kardelen Bilir

Volkan Yılmaz

Mental health care policy reform in Turkey: User group perspectives 

 M.A

 

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