Last update: Oct 07, 2021

CV (pdf)

EMPLOYMENT

2017 -
Bentley University, Assistant Professor of Economics.
2016 - 2017
Harvard University, David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow.
2012 - 2016
National Bureau of Economic Research, Research Assistant.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & VISITING POSITIONS

2021 -
IZA - Institute of Labor Economics, Research Affiliate.
2020 -
Households in Conflict Network, Research Affiliate.
2019 -
Economic Research Forum, Research Fellow.
2018 -
Development Analytics, Research Associate.
2017 -
Harvard University Center for Population and Development Studies, Visiting Scientist.

EDUCATION

2010 - 2016
City University of New York, Ph.D. in Economics.
2007 - 2008
University of Paris I Panthéon - Sorbonne, M.A. in Economics.
2001 - 2007
Galatasaray University, B.A. in Economics.

GRANTS

2020 - 2021
Northeastern University, CSSH Research Development Initiative
Award amount: $8,000, Role: Co-PI
with Bilge Erten and Pınar Keskin.

2019 - 2020
Bentley University, Research Council
Award amount: $7,000, Role: PI.

2018 - 2023
Novo Nordisk Foundation
Award amount: $1,543,500, Role: Co-PI
with Torben Tranæs, Jane Greve, and Erdal Tekin.

2018 - 2019
Bentley University, Faculty Affairs Committee
Award amount: $2,500, Role: PI.

2018 - 2019
Bentley University, Health Thought Leadership Network
Award amount: $1,500, Role: PI.

FELLOWSHIPS

2016 - 2017
Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow.

2014 - 2016
City University of New York, Baruch College
Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation Initiative Fellow.

2010 - 2014
City University of New York, Graduate Center
Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellow.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017 -
Bentley University
Introduction to Econometrics (x6)
Intermediate Price Theory (×4) Mathematical Statistics
Principles of Microeconomics (×5)

2012 - 2014
City University of New York, Baruch College
Statistical Analysis for Economics and Finance (×2)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consulting
2018 -
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Lebanon
World Food Organization, Lebanon
Lead Specialist/Principal Investigator.

SKILLS

Language: Turkish (native), English, French.
Programming: R, Stata.

NON-ACADEMIC INTERESTS

CMAS ★ ★ ★ divemaster, NAUI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver.
Proud member of Somerville Road Runners.