Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

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E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Ayfer Dost

Associate Professor, Developmental Psychology


Developmental Psychology, Clark University, 2012


Philosophy, Boğaziçi University, 1997 & Developmental Psychology, Koç University, 2006


Philosophy, Boğaziçi University, 1994

High School

İstanbul Kadir Has High School

Research Areas

Social and emotional development, adolescence, positive youth development, self-determination theory


Dr. Gözkan completed her PhD in Developmental Psychology at Clark University in 2012. Her dissertation is on discrepancies in beliefs about family relationships, cohesion, conflict and conflict resolution behavior in adolescent-parent relationships. Dr. Gözkan’s research interests include social and emotional development, psychology of adolescence, adolescent-parent relationships, family relationships in the context of immigration, and theory of psychology.