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

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Celia Naivar
Şen

Celia Naivar
Şen

Assistant Professor

PhD

Koç University, Social Psychology, 2015

Graduate

University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Public Health, 2008

Undergraduate

University of Texas at Austin, Psychology/Plan II, 2003



Research Areas

Applied Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Health Behavior Change


Biography

Dr. Celia Naivar Şen completed her BS in Psychology and BA in Plan II at the University of Texas at Austin in 2003, her Master of Public Health at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in 2008, and her PhD in Social Psychology at Koç University in 2015.  She joined the faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences at Özyeğin University in September 2018.

 

Merging social psychology and public health, Dr. Naivar Şen’s research focuses on understanding health behavior change using a mix of personality attributes, individual differences, and demographics within theoretical frameworks.  Under the umbrella of health behavior change, Dr. Naivar Şen’s research topics include behaviors ranging from cancer screenings in various cultures to organ donation registration and hand hygiene.