Elif G. Ikizer

Degrees: M.S., 2013, Psychology, Koc University
B.A., 2010, Chemistry, Bogazici University
 Nairan Ramirez Esparza
Lab webpage:
 Language and Behavior Cultural Lab
Research Interests:
  • Stigma
  • Culture
  • Social media
  • Bilinguals
  • Social psychological interventions
Research Synopsis: I am interested in the interaction of culture with stigmatized social identities, different abilities and experiences of bilinguals, and social psychological interventions.
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Representative Publications: Ikizer, E. G., Blanton, H. (2016). Media Coverage of “Wise” Interventions Can Reduce Concern for the Disadvantaged. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Ikizer, E. G., & Ramirez-Esparza, N., Quinn, D. M. (in press). Culture and Concealable Stigmatized Identities: Examining Anticipated Stigma in the United States and Turkey. Stigma and Health.

Blanton, H., & Ikizer, E. G. (in press). The Bullet Point Bias: How Diluted Science Communications Can Impede Social Progress. In L. Jussim & J. T. Crawford. Political Bias in Psychological Research.  Psychology Press.

Ikizer, E. G., & Ramirez-Esparza, N. (under review, invited for resubmission). Social flexibility of bilinguals compared with monolinguals.

Ikizer, E. G., Ramirez-Esparza, N., & Boyd, R. (2016). Tell your story: Text analyses of tweets about sexual harassment experiences of women in Turkey. Manuscript in preparation.

Akcinar, E. N., Maitreyi, A., & Ikizer, E.G., Markus, H. R. (2016). Using Social Connections for Getting Jobs: A US-Middle East Comparison. Manuscript in preparation.

Aycan, Z., Kilic, B., Karataylioglu, I., Tuncer, E., Biricik, D., Ikizer, E. G., & Soylu, N. (2011). Vocational Schools and Industry Collaborations. Education Reform Initiative Publications Policy Report.