Zeynep’s academic interests lie at the intersection of various topics including organizational design, leadership, market strategy and virtual work. She has published various articles and books on corporate culture, network structures, leadership competencies, and intranet design. Prior to joining Northeastern, Zeynep taught at Boston College and NEU College of Professional Studies. Earlier, she was an assistant professor and founding faculty in Ozyegin University School of Business and Tuck School of Business in Dartmouth.


  • PhD Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, University of California-Los Angeles
  • MS Human Factors Engineering (HCI), Middle East Technical University
  • BS Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University