Awards

2019-2020

  • Named as the “2019 MBA Professor of the Year”, Poets and Quants
  • Named as one of the Most Creative 50 People of the Year in Turkey by Mediacat
  • Top 10% of Authors on SSRN (of all times), Social Science Research Network
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Darden School of Business, UVA
  • Selected by Section B Students to deliver their “Last Lecture”, Darden, UVA
  • Nominated for the Outstanding Faculty Award, Darden School of Business, UVA
  • Nominated for the Faculty Diversity Award, Darden School of Business, UVA
  • Recognized for being among the top 10% of faculty for teaching, Darden, UVA
  • Nominated to Marquis Who’s Who in America

2018-2019       

  • Named as one of “Top 40 Business School Professors under 40”, Poets and Quants
  • Top 10% of Authors on SSRN (of all times), Social Science Research Network
  • Top 10% of Authors on SSRN (downloads in the past 12 months), Social Science Research Network
  • Selected as the Graduating Class Marshal, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Received the Faculty Diversity Award, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Nominated for the Outstanding Faculty Award, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Recognized as one of the “Favorite Professors of Top MBA”s, Poets and Quants

2017-2018

  • Recognized for being among the top 10% of faculty for teaching, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Nominated for the Young Scholar Award, Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association
  • “Ten Business School Thinkers to Watch”, Business Life, British Airlines
  • Selected by Section B Students to deliver their “Last Lecture”, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

2016-2017

  • Received the Faculty Diversity Award, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Nominated for the Outstanding Faculty Award, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Recognized for being among the top 10% of faculty for teaching, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

2015-2016

  • Recognized for being among the top 10% of faculty for teaching, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

2011-2015

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Duke University

2015

  • The Monti Invited Storyteller, Theme “Best Day Ever”, Durham, North Carolina

2014

  • The Monti Invited Storyteller, Theme “Big Game”, Durham, North Carolina

2013

  • The Monti Storytelling GrandSlam Finalist, Theme “Nuclear Family”, Durham, North Carolina

2012

  • The Monti Storytelling Slam Winner, Theme “Nature”, Durham, North Carolina

2011

  • AMA Sheth Consortium Fellow, Oklahoma State University
  • The Wyss Dissertation Award ($10K) for Excellence in Doctoral Research, Harvard Business School

2006-2011

  • Graduate Fellowship, Harvard Business School

2009

  • Fellow at the Summer Institute in Social Psychology (SISP), Northwestern University

2008

  • Travel Grant for SJDM Preconference, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Fellow at the Bounded Rationality Summer Program, Max Planck Institute

2006          

  • Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude and High Honors, Brandeis University
  • Joseph M. Linsey Athletic & Academic Fellowship, Brandeis University

2002-2006

  • Dean’s List (all four years), Brandeis University
  • Presidential Scholarship (all four years), Brandeis University

2003

  • Fellow at the Sleep for Science Program, E.P. Bradley Hospital, Brown University